MATERIAL: Earthenware
TYPE: Figurine
DIMENSIONS: Height: 8 ¼ inches
COMPONENTS: Hollow earthenware with remains of blue-green, black and red pigments. The figure adorned in elaborate ceremonial attire, with a distinctive long tail behind him. In good condition, losses to ends of draped appendages on the proper right side, repair to the implement he holds in his proper right hand, chips on toes. With a custom metal stand.
NOTES: Provenance:
Private collection, Atlanta, GA
Ex-collection: Steve and Claudia Kramer, Atlanta, GA
Ex-collection: William C. and Carol W. Thibodeaux, Atlanta, GA
Ex-collection: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
ITEM ID: 5001
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A Jama-Coaque Standing Figure

Notes: c. 200 - 500 AD

The Jama-Coaque culture inhabited areas between Cabo San Francisco in Esmeraldas, to Bahía de Caráquez, in Manabi, in an area of wooded hills and vast beaches of their immigrant who facilitated the gathering of resources of both the jungle and the ocean.