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Pre Columbian Nayarit Figure of a Smoking Shaman, 200 BC-300 AD

$850.00

Pre-Columbian Nayarit smoking or eating figure with painted polychromed swirling and tribal tattoo designs all-over the body.

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Pre-Columbian Nayarit smoking or eating figure with painted polychromed swirling and tribal tattoo designs all-over the body. A Pre-Columbian seated figure from the ancient region of Nayarit, West Mexico, circa 200 B.C.-300 A.D.

Dimensions: 7.25 Inches tall, 4.25 inches wide, 4.5 inches deep

Condition: Very good, no issues.

This example measures approximately 7.25 Inches tall and depicts a seated male. He is holding an object to his mouth, which is interpreted by most scholars to represent the act of smoking tobacco or some other substance, perhaps through a smoking tube. It has been speculated that such depictions may represent shamans.

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