Valdivia Venus Figures — Ecuador
3000 BC - 2500 BC
Valdivia pottery “Venus” figures from Ecuador. Rare and very early artifacts; Valdivia is among the earliest known cultures to create art in the Americas.
Figure 1 (left). An exceptional example; well sculpted with exquisite detail and finely incised hair. Considerable red cinnabar pigment remains on the body. Condition is very good. Both legs are missing as is common, else intact. Custom display stand is included. Approx. 2.5” tall. Just over 3” tall on stand.
Ex. Edgar Owen
Figure 2 (right). Another fine example. Large head with incised hair . Legs are missing as is common, else intact. Custom display stand is included. Approx. 3” tall. Just over 4” tall on stand.
Ex. A. Traugott
via > ancientartifax.com
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Besos de ceniza, alma quebradiza: Este viernes, el volcán ecuatoriano Tungurahua emitió una columna de ceniza de 10 kilómetros de altura, así como rocas candentes pulverizadas. La erupción duró cinco minutos. [x]
Ashes kisses, shattering soul: On Friday, Tungurahua and Ecuadorian volcano produced a 10 kilometer high smoke column along with hot pulverized rocks. The eruption went on for 5 minutes.