Pre-Columbian Chavin Human Bone Shaman Scepter

$1,600.00

Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Chavin, ca. 1200 to 500 BCE. A beautiful finely carved human bone scepter depicting a monkey perched upon the head of a full figure Shaman holding a medicine bag. On the reverse, a detailed lizard carving dominates the bottom half of the piece.

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Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Chavin, ca. 1200 to 500 BCE. A beautiful finely carved human bone scepter depicting a monkey perched upon the head of a full figure Shaman holding a medicine bag. On the reverse, a detailed lizard carving dominates the bottom half of the piece.
11 in.