Superb example! Pre-Columbian, Chavin, northern Peru, Ca 700 to 400 BC. An extremely rare stone carved figure in the form of a man, made from semi-precious Lapis Lazuli / Sodalite; well-detailed facial features, legs with arms resting at waist. Remains of cinnabar in carved areas. Pierced for suspension. 4-1/2"H, intact/excellent condition. Custom stand.
ProvenanceEx-private FL Collection acquired from Knox Artifacts, Scottsdale, AZ
Ancient South America