Pre-Colombian gold raft depicting the indigenous chieftain of El Dorado, who would float into the middle of a volcanic lake and sacrifice gold and emeralds to the gods.Museo del Oro.........
The Artifacts Of The America's
gold artifact from the renowned Museo del Oro in Bogotá, Colombia.
Flautista Tolima, Colombia. Gold statuette 1200 B.C.
archaeology & prehistoric ...
Human Effigy Pendant,Ancient America's.Colombian,gold 600 AD.
Pre-colombian gold shark from Costa-Rica. I think this is a whale shark, one of my favorite creatures!
Americas - Center 2
pre colombian Moche culture (ca. 100-800 AD) monkey head 1.75 by 2.25 inches gold, turquoise and shell eyes, turquoise tongue, Lapis Lazuli nose.
Gold object conserved in the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum of San Jose, Costa Rica
Olga de Amaral incorporates paint, gesso and precious metals into her fiber art, transforming "two-dimensional textiles into sculptural works that seamlessly integrate art, craft, and design." The result is breathtaking.
Olga de Amaral Work
Weave & Macramé
Group of anthropomorphic pendants, Colombia, Calima-Malagana (Yotoco), 200 BC–AD 1300. © Museo del Oro – Banco de la República, Colombia.