Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, ca. 1000-1400CE. Known as the Caldas Complex ceramics, archaeologists call these sculptures "slab-headed" figurines.

Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, ca. 1000-1400CE. Known as the Caldas Complex ceramics, archaeologists call these sculptures "slab-headed" figurines.

Vulture Vessel, 1200-1521. Aztec. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.  Gift of Carol R. Meyer, 1981 (1981.297)

Vulture Vessel, 1200-1521. Aztec. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Carol R. Meyer, 1981 (1981.297)

“Necropants”  The necropants, as they’re called, are at the center of a very strange legend that’s part of an exhibit at Iceland’s Holmavik Witchcraft and Sorcery Museum (a macabre little pit-stop where you can learn the stories of 17 people burned at the stake in the 17th century — for supposedly “occult” practices like cursing someone with uncontrollable farting). The necropants were made from the skin of the bottom half of a dead guy — but that’s not the weird part, if you can beli

“Necropants” The necropants, as they’re called, are at the center of a very strange legend that’s part of an exhibit at Iceland’s Holmavik Witchcraft and Sorcery Museum (a macabre little pit-stop where you can learn the stories of 17 people burned at the stake in the 17th century — for supposedly “occult” practices like cursing someone with uncontrollable farting). The necropants were made from the skin of the bottom half of a dead guy — but that’s not the weird part, if you can beli

ancient peruvian pottery | ancient artifacts, Peru, Pre-Columbian painted pottery dog, Viringo ...

ancient peruvian pottery | ancient artifacts, Peru, Pre-Columbian painted pottery dog, Viringo ...

Seated Male Figure Date: 2nd–4th century Geography: Mexico, Nayarit Culture: Nayarit (Chinesco) Medium: Ceramic

Seated Male Figure Date: 2nd–4th century Geography: Mexico, Nayarit Culture: Nayarit (Chinesco) Medium: Ceramic

Virgen de Mosjo Autor: Autor Anónimo Fecha: Siglo XII Museo: Museo Nacional de Estocolmo Características: Estilo: Material: Madera policromada

Virgen de Mosjo Autor: Autor Anónimo Fecha: Siglo XII Museo: Museo Nacional de Estocolmo Características: Estilo: Material: Madera policromada

Venus de Valdivia La antiquísima cerámica de Valdivia se esmeró en levantar vasijas comunes y ceremoniales, que poseen ya excelentes atributos plásticos como ser: diseños formales equilibrados espacialmente y una profusa ornamentación geométrica esgrafiada, bien compuesta y con distintos valores de línea.

Venus de Valdivia La antiquísima cerámica de Valdivia se esmeró en levantar vasijas comunes y ceremoniales, que poseen ya excelentes atributos plásticos como ser: diseños formales equilibrados espacialmente y una profusa ornamentación geométrica esgrafiada, bien compuesta y con distintos valores de línea.

Pre-Columbian Standing Figure of a Mother and Child, AD 500-1550, made of brown-gray terracotta.Looks like a outer space figure.

Pre-Columbian Standing Figure of a Mother and Child, AD 500-1550, made of brown-gray terracotta.Looks like a outer space figure.

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