La Tolita / Tumaco Torso of a Dignitary - For Sale
La Tolita / Tumaco Torso of a Dignitary
Handsome torso of a Dignitary. Hollow grayware pottery, fragmentary figure depicting a male wearing a tall, conical headdress having a central tassel and a broad segmented collar around his neck with dangle type ear ornaments. Some remaining areas of a cream-tan surface pigment. Head and headdress reattached, some losses to the reattached ear ornaments. Northern Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 600-200 A.D. Measures over 11" tall.