Colima Greestone Seated Male Amulet - PF.0944,Origin: Western Mexico,Circa: 300 BC to 300 AD,Collection: Pre-Columbian,Style: Colima,Medium: Greenstone. This particular pose was perhaps an attitude of worship in Ancient Meso-America. By wearing such a talisman, an individual was thought to be offering perpetual prayers to the gods, asking them to grant his wishes and keep him safe from harm. When we hold it in our hands today, we communicate directly with the dreams and aspirations of another person in another place an time.
Ancient Central America & Mexico