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Precolumbian gold artifact from the renowned Museo del Oro in Bogotá, Colombia. Ancient Jewelry, Antique Jewelry, Colombian Art, Colombian Culture, Hispanic Art, Art Premier, Art Africain, Indigenous Art, Ancient Aliens

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In its final week at the Bowers Museum in southern California is Sacred Gold: Pre-Hispanic Art of Colombia, an exhibition highlighting a dazzling array of gold artifacts from the renowned Museo del Oro in Bogotá, Colombia. The impressive assemblage includes over 200 figures and ornaments full of expression and inventiveness inspired by the natural environment and by supernatural visions. A selection of ceramic tomb figures and stone tools accompany the exhibition. View the exhibition's…

Figure Pendant, Colombia, Tairona style, century cast gold, Overall: x x cm Ancient Jewelry, Antique Jewelry, Antique Gold, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Colombian Art, Inka

Figure Pendant

Tairona-style pendants are among the most spectacular of all ancient American gold ornaments, in part because of the detail achieved with lost-wax casting. The traits of the figure pendant include a

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Figure Pendant | Tairona | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Works in gold made by the Tairona people of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in north Colombia emphasize volume and three-dimensional form. The figure shown here is part of a small group called caciques ("chieftains") because of their flamboyant, awe-inspiring appearance

Monumental Standing Figure, Possibly a Shaman. Gold Wallpaper Hd, Colombian Art, Museum Studies, Mesoamerican, Indigenous Art, Ancient Jewelry, Ancient Artifacts, Minoan, Ancient Civilizations

Monumental Standing Figure, Possibly a Shaman. Quimbaya, Urabá | Lot #47144 | Heritage Auctions

Monumental Standing Figure, Possibly a Shaman Quimbaya, Urabá Area A.D. 500 - 1000 Gold, Weight 287.4 - Available at 2006 September Pre-Columbian...

The Gold Rush: collection tales Columbian past Colombian Gold, Mesoamerican, Effigy, Ancient Jewelry, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Artifacts, Face Art, Archaeology, Sculpture

The Gold Rush: collection tales Columbian past

With stunning, historic gold treasures from South America, the Museo del Oro Museum in Columbia will mark its debut exhibit in the Middle Kingdom on Wednesday at the Shanghai Museum with selected pieces from back home, where it houses the world's largest and oldest collection of some 33,000 precious metal artifacts.

Bird Pendant Date: century Geography: Colombia, Guatavita Lake region Culture: Muisca Medium: Gold (cast) Dimensions: H. Medieval Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Antique Jewelry, Gold Jewelry, Ethnic Jewelry, Ancient History, Art History, Colombian Art, Mesoamerican

Bird Pendant | Muisca | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Date: 10th–16th century. Geography: Colombia, Guatavita Lake region. Culture: Muisca. Medium: Gold (cast). Dimensions: H. 1 5/8 × W. 1 3/8 × D. 1/2 in. ...

Bird Pendant Date: century Geography: Colombia Culture: Muisca Medium: Gold (cast) Dimensions: H. 4 x W. 4 x D. x x cm) Classification: Metal-Ornaments Real Gold Jewelry, Gold Jewellery Design, Jewelry Art, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Colombian Gold, Art History Timeline

Bird Pendant | Muisca | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Date: 10th–16th century. Geography: Colombia. Culture: Muisca. Medium: Gold (cast). Dimensions: H. 4 x W. 4 3/8 x D. 3/4 in. (10.2 x 11.1 x 1.9 cm). Class...

Bird Pendant Date: century Geography: Colombia Culture: Muisca Medium: Gold (cast) Dimensions: H. 4 x W. 4 x D. x x cm) Classification: Metal-Ornaments Real Gold Jewelry, Gold Jewellery Design, Jewelry Art, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Colombian Gold, Art History Timeline

Bird Pendant | Muisca | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Date: 10th–16th century. Geography: Colombia. Culture: Muisca. Medium: Gold (cast). Dimensions: H. 4 x W. 4 3/8 x D. 3/4 in. (10.2 x 11.1 x 1.9 cm). Class...

Male effigy cache figure, Muisca, A. 1100 - Place of Origin, Departments of Cundinamarca & Boyacá, Colombia Spear Thrower, Vikings, Ancient Words, Cave Drawings, Early Modern Period, Effigy, Gourd Art, Ancient Jewelry, Male Figure

Male effigy cache figure

Male figure holds a baton or spear thrower in his left hand, and a small bag or trophy head is suspended from his right shoulder. He wears a rectangular open-work headdress, a long double-strand necklace and a short necklace with small pendant. The lower part of the figure has broken away from the tunjo, and thus it is not known if the figure were standing or seated.

Human effigy cache figure,Muisca AD gold and copper,from Boyoca,Colombia Ancient Jewelry, Antique Jewelry, Colombian Art, Effigy, Archaeological Site, Statues, Vintage Antiques, Copper, Jewellery

Human effigy cache figure

Seated human figure wearing a pendant necklace and holding a small cone-shaped object in his/her left hand.

Female effigy cache AD,from Colombia Colombian Art, Effigy, Archaeological Site, Native Americans, Archaeology, Masks, Statue, Female, History

Female effigy cache figure

Seated (?) female figure holds a tubular staff-like object in both hands. Two wide ribbon-like forms hang from the back of each shoulder, and she wears a large skull cap with chin strap. Her body adornment includes a 3-strand necklace with five circular pendants and a thin belt of three strands.