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Funerary chair

Mid-Magdalena Valley (Tolima) - Middle Period-1/700

Museo del Oro, Bogotá

Museo del Oro, Bogotá

Used for the burial of a corpse, probably that of a chieftain or a shaman, funerary chairs of the Middle Magdalena region bear a diversity of symbolic elements like the incised human figure on its back and the serpents on each side.

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Details

  • Title: Funerary chair
  • Creator: Mid-Magdalena Valley (Tolima) - Middle Period
  • Date: -1/700
  • Physical Dimensions: w195 x h371 x d300 mm
  • Type: Ceramic
  • External Link: People and Gold in Pre-Hispanic Colombia
  • Technique: Modeled in clay and painted
  • Finding: Colombia, Tolima, Guamo
  • Accession number: C00849

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