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Pre Columbian Colima Slab-and-Blanket Lying Down Figure, 200BC-200AD

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Seller: uniqueantique34 (1,485) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 272463277017 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Pre Columbian Colima Slab-and-Blanket Lying Down Figure, 200BC-200AD Colima lying down blanketed clay figure, presumably male, with body slab, fringed blanket, headrest and earrings, 3.5” long. Excellent condition, substantially free of mineral deposits, with one small chip to bottom side of slab. Archaeologists ponder the meaning of such a statue which was unearthed in a shaft grave: Was the figure merely bedded down and sleeping or does it reflect physical restraints due to physical or mental illness or drug use? Was it placed in the tomb to accompany the deceased in the afterlife? The mystery remains. Comes with custom mount. Excellent provenance: formerly of the Weisman Collection. Acquired in the 1950s-60s.

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