Auction 38: Fine Ancient Artifacts

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Our March 8th auction will be filled with over 450 lots of fine museum-quality items. This auction offers a spectacular selection of authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Pre-columbian, Near Eastern, Islamic, Byzantine, and Ethnographic antiquities.
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource LLC's Conditions of Sale.
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A Bactrian calcite votive head from a composite figure222B - A Bactrian calcite votive head from a composite figure
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A Bactrian calcite votive head from a composite figure, c. 3rd - 2nd Millennium BC, along with a large steatite body in the original style wearing lay
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Start Price : 500.00
 
 
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Indus Valley bowl from Baluchistan223 - Indus Valley bowl from Baluchistan
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An exceptional Indus Valley bowl from Baluchistan, c. 3rd Millennium BC, with recurved rim and elaborately decorated with geometric designs executed i
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Sold to floor for (100.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 121.00
 
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An attractive Indus Valley ceramic bowl224 - An attractive Indus Valley ceramic bowl
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An attractive Indus Valley ceramic bowl, c. 3rd Millennium BC, the interior nicely decorated with alternating bands in red and black slip, the innermo
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Start Price : 150.00
 
 
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A nice Indus Valley ceramic bowl225 - A nice Indus Valley ceramic bowl
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A nice Indus Valley ceramic bowl, c. 3rd Millennium BC, the exterior decorated with a band containing fish, floral and geometric devices in red, blue
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Sold to floor for (170.00 + 35.70) x 1 = 205.70
 
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A pair of ancient cosmetic containers225A - A pair of ancient cosmetic containers
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A pair of ancient cosmetic containers. The first is Bactrian, c. 2nd Millennium BC, with rounded body and three legs. Around the shoulder are raised s
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Beautiful bronze Buddha figure from Thailand226 - Beautiful bronze Buddha figure from Thailand
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A beautiful bronze Buddha figure from Thailand, c. 14th - 15th century. This lovely Sukhothai period figurine depicts Buddha seated on a three-legged
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Sold to floor for (900.00 + 189.00) x 1 = 1,089.00
 
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Bronze Buddha hand from Thailand227 - Bronze Buddha hand from Thailand
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A wonderfully sculpted bronze Buddha hand from Thailand, c. 14th - 16th Century, with elegantly detailed fingers each studded with a ring, with multip
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Sold to floor for (200.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 242.00
 
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Asian bronze pipe in form of sea eel228 - Asian bronze pipe in form of sea eel
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An Asian bronze pipe in form of sea eel or other sea creature, c. 19th Century, with good detail and attractive patination. L: 3 2/5 in (8.7cm). Ex Rh
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Start Price : 100.00
 
 
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Asian bronze key lock229 - Asian bronze key lock
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Asian bronze key lock with inscribed scene and figures, L: 2 4/5 in (7.2cm). Ex Rhode Island private collection.
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Sold to psearle for (100.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 121.00
 
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Asian blackened wood mask of bearded man230 - Asian blackened wood mask of bearded man
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Asian blackened wood mask of bearded man, H: 6 in (15.2cm). Ex Rhode Island private collection.
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Sold to floor for (100.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 121.00
 
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Asian wood Scepter/finial/ or torch sculpture231 - Asian wood Scepter/finial/ or torch sculpture
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Asian wood Scepter/finial/ or torch sculpture, H: 101/4 in (26.1cm). Ex Rhode Island private collection.
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A Neo-Classical marble bust of Roman patrician232 - A Neo-Classical marble bust of Roman patrician
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Grand Tour. A Neo-Classical marble bust of Roman patrician, style of c. 2nd - 1st Century BC, with veristic features and well-polished surfaces. Few m
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Start Price : 750.00
 
 
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A Grand Tour footed bowl233 - A Grand Tour footed bowl
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A Grand Tour footed bowl, early 20th Century, with two loop handles joined to the rim via hare-shaped terminals. H: 3 7/8 in (10cm), D: 4 2/5 in (11.2
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Christian Book of Prayers from early 17th Century233A - Christian Book of Prayers from early 17th Century
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A superb Christian Book of Prayers from early 17th Century, [1628-34? AD], from the Arabic Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch. Still in its original bin
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Start Price : 1,000.00
 
 
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Salado San Carlos red-on-brown ceramic bowl234 - Salado San Carlos red-on-brown ceramic bowl
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A Salado San Carlos red-on-buff ceramic bowl, American Southwest, c. AD 1250 - 1450, the interior a solid dark black-brown, the exterior nicely decora
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A nice Anasazi ceramic bowl235 - A nice Anasazi ceramic bowl
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A nice Anasazi ceramic bowl, American Southwest, c. AD 1250 - 1350, hand modelled, the interior nicely adorned decoration in dark brown slip over vibr
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Anasazi Salado Polychrome transitional Gila Pinto bowl236 - Anasazi Salado Polychrome transitional Gila Pinto bowl
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A large Anasazi Salado Polychrome transitional Gila Pinto bowl, American Southwest, c. AD 1300 - 1400, the interior with attractive geometric decorati
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Sold to floor for (170.00 + 35.70) x 1 = 205.70
 
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Anasazi Salado Polychrome transitional Gila Pinto bowl237 - Anasazi Salado Polychrome transitional Gila Pinto bowl
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An Anasazi Salado Polychrome transitional Gila Pinto bowl, American Southwest, c. AD 1300 - 1400, the interior decorated with black over white concent
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Sold to floor for (100.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 121.00
 
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Anasazi Salado Polychrome transitional Gila Pinto bowl238 - Anasazi Salado Polychrome transitional Gila Pinto bowl
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An Anasazi Salado Polychrome transitional Gila Pinto bowl, American Southwest, c. AD 1300 - 1400, the interior decorated with a pair of bands, one con
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Sold to floor for (100.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 121.00
 
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Anasazi / Mogollon ceramic bowl239 - Anasazi / Mogollon ceramic bowl
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An attractive Anasazi / Mogollon ceramic bowl, American Southwest, c. AD 1275 - 1350, black-over-red slip, the interior decorated with a wide band con
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Sold to ColumbusCo.. for (100.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 121.00
 
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Anasazi Chaco Canyon ceramic bowl240 - Anasazi Chaco Canyon ceramic bowl
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An Anasazi Chaco Canyon ceramic bowl, American Southwest, c. 1000 - 1150, the interior nicely decorated in black over white geometric decoration. 61/4
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Sold to lousiefer for (100.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 121.00
 
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Casa Grande polychrome ceramic bowl241 - Casa Grande polychrome ceramic bowl
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A large Casa Grande polychrome ceramic bowl, American Southwest, c. 1100 - 1200, the exterior nicely decorated with a geometric band in red and black
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Sold to floor for (225.00 + 47.25) x 1 = 272.25
 
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A nice Colima ceramic standing figurine242 - A nice Colima ceramic standing figurine
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A nice Colima ceramic standing figurine, West Mexico, Late Pre-classic to Early Classic, c. 200 BC - AD 500, wearing a tall pointed headdress and with
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A Colima ceramic standing male figurine243 - A Colima ceramic standing male figurine
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A Colima ceramic standing male figurine, West Mexico, Late Pre-classic to Early Classic, c. 200 BC - AD 500, wearing a tall pointed headdress and with
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Sold to floor for (130.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 157.30
 
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3 Colima ceramic standing figurines244 - 3 Colima ceramic standing figurines
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A lot of 3 Colima ceramic standing figurines, West Mexico, Late Pre-Classic to Early Classic, c. 200 BC - AD 500, two are male, each with a tall angle
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Sold to floor for (275.00 + 57.75) x 1 = 332.75
 
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Colima ceramic female standing figurine245 - Colima ceramic female standing figurine
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A Colima ceramic female standing figurine, West Mexico, Late Pre-classic to Early Classic, c. 200 BC - AD 500, with an unusual kaolin slip, depicted n
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Sold to floor for (100.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 121.00
 
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A Colima crested bird whistle246 - A Colima crested bird whistle
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A Colima crested bird whistle, West Mexico, Late Pre-classic to Early Classic, c. 200 BC - AD 500, with nicely burnished surfaces and dark brown slip.
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Sold to floor for (250.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 302.50
 
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Colima pipe247 - Colima pipe
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Colima pipe
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Sold to floor for (150.00 + 31.50) x 1 = 181.50
 
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Colima phytomorphic pipe in the shape of a gourd248 - Colima phytomorphic pipe in the shape of a gourd
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A Colima phytomorphic pipe in the shape of a gourd or Yucca fruit, West Mexico, c. 150 BC - AD 250, with nicely burnished bowl and stem. This highly
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A lot of the Colima cigar holders249 - A lot of the Colima cigar holders
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A lot of the Colima cigar holders, West Mexico, c. 300 BC - AD 500, the shafts with nicely burnished orange slip, the ends in the form of a styled mon
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Sold to floor for (150.00 + 31.50) x 1 = 181.50
 
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A Nayarit sitting pulque drinker250 - A Nayarit sitting pulque drinker
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A Nayarit sitting pulque drinker, West Mexico, c. 200 BC - AD 200, wearing elaborate headdress, ear spools and bracelets, his cheeks expanded as he dr
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Nayarit sitting bearded male figure251 - Nayarit sitting bearded male figure
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A handsome Nayarit sitting bearded male figure, West Mexico, c. 200 BC - AD 200, wearing a large shell necklace, wrapped headdress and with arms cross
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Sold to floor for (150.00 + 31.50) x 1 = 181.50
 
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Nayarit standing figure of a woman252 - Nayarit standing figure of a woman
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A nice Nayarit standing figure of a woman, West Mexico, c. 200 BC - AD 200, wearing a low headdress, large ear spools, a nose ring, bracelets and a lo
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Sold to floor for (150.00 + 31.50) x 1 = 181.50
 
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Nayarit Ixtlan del Rio style figure of a woman253 - Nayarit Ixtlan del Rio style figure of a woman
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A handsome Nayarit Ixtlan del Rio style figure of a woman, West Mexico, c. 200 BC - AD 200, standing with a pot atop her head. She wears large ear spo
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Start Price : 300.00
 
 
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Nayarit figure of a seated woman254 - Nayarit figure of a seated woman
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A Nayarit figure of a seated woman, West Mexico, c. 200 BC - AD 200, wearing a low headdress, ear spools, a nose ring, a necklace, bracelets and a lon
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Start Price : 350.00
 
 
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A Jalisco sitting nude male figure255 - A Jalisco sitting nude male figure
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A Jalisco sitting nude male figure, West Mexico, c. 200 BC - AD 200, the body round with short legs, the head nicely detailed with exaggerated feature
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Sold to floor for (200.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 242.00
 
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Jalisco Ameca style sitting figure effigy vessel256 - Jalisco Ameca style sitting figure effigy vessel
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A Jalisco Ameca style sitting figure effigy vessel, West Mexico, c. 200 BC - AD 200, in the form of a man, his features exquisitely modeled and quite
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Sold to floor for (250.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 302.50
 
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Rare Aztec incensario fragment from Mexico257 - Rare Aztec incensario fragment from Mexico
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A rare Aztec incensario fragment from Mexico, c. AD 1400 - 1500, this rare adorno represents a ball court ring with intricate floral design referring
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Sold to floor for (180.00 + 37.80) x 1 = 217.80
 
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An Aztec avian head fragment from Mexico258 - An Aztec avian head fragment from Mexico
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An Aztec avian head fragment from Mexico, c. AD 1400 - 1500, this polychrome head depicts the head of an eagle. It is covered with stucco slip and enh
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Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.90) x 1 = 108.90
 
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An exceptional Aztec stamp seal from Mexico259 - An exceptional Aztec stamp seal from Mexico
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An exceptional Aztec stamp seal from Mexico, c. AD 1300 - 1500, slightly concave and features the intricate Xicalcoliuqui step-fret design. L: 31/4 i
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Sold to floor for (225.00 + 47.25) x 1 = 272.25
 
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A heavy Aztec celt ingot from Mexico260 - A heavy Aztec celt ingot from Mexico
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A heavy Aztec celt ingot from Mexico, c. AD 1300 - 1500. This piece of early trade currency is 5 in long and is heavily encrusted. Rare type. Ex Mago
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Sold to floor for (100.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 121.00
 
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Chupicuaro painted bust from Mexico261 - Chupicuaro painted bust from Mexico
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An excellent Chupicuaro painted bust from Mexico, c. 300 - 100 BC, elaborately adorned with a headdress, large ear ornaments and necklace with matchin
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Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.75) x 1 = 90.75
 
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A lovely Chupicuaro 'Pretty Lady' from Mexico262 - A lovely Chupicuaro 'Pretty Lady' from Mexico
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A lovely Chupicuaro 'Pretty Lady' from Mexico, c. 300 - 100 BC, depicted wearing a long skirt and adorned with a fancy headdress, ear spools...
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Sold to floor for (100.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 121.00
 
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Olmec head fragment from Guatemala263 - Olmec head fragment from Guatemala
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An excellent Olmec head fragment from Guatemala, c. 1000 BC, depicting an individual with fancy headdress and incised coif at the back. H: 21/4 in. Gr
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Start Price : 100.00
 
 
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A large Vera Cruz head from Mexico264 - A large Vera Cruz head from Mexico
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A large Vera Cruz head from Mexico, c. AD 300 - 900, this fine Remojadas type has extensive chapopote decor over the eyes and mouth. H: 3 1/2 in; W: 4
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A marvelous Vera Cruz figure from Mexico265 - A marvelous Vera Cruz figure from Mexico
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A marvelous Vera Cruz figure from Mexico, c. AD 300 - 900, this superb Remojadas example depicts a priestess ceremonial dancer with arms held high and
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Start Price : 1,000.00
 
 
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Vera Cruz ceramic head from Mexico266 - Vera Cruz ceramic head from Mexico
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A nice Vera Cruz ceramic head from Mexico, c. AD 300 - 900, wearing elaborate headdress and large ear spools, remains of the collar can be seen. An at
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Sold to floor for (200.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 242.00
 
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Zapotec head fragment from Mexico267 - Zapotec head fragment from Mexico
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A large Zapotec head fragment from Mexico, c. AD 400 - 500, depicting the God Cocojo. H: 4 1/8 in. Intricately detailed, strong mineral deposits. Ex
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Sold to floor for (120.00 + 25.20) x 1 = 145.20
 
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Mixtec green stone penate of a seated man268 - Mixtec green stone penate of a seated man
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A Mixtec green stone penate of a seated man, Mexico, c. AD 800 - 1200, with nicely executed detail and well-preserved surfaces. H: 1 5/8 in. Intact. E
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A group of four obsidian cores from Mexico269 - A group of four obsidian cores from Mexico
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A group of four obsidian cores from Mexico, c. AD 200 - 750. They range from 2-3/4 in to 4 in in length and are the remains of pieces from which shar
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Sold to floor for (100.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 121.00
 
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