Chupicuaro Fertility Figurine Statue
Chupicuaro Fertility Figurine Statue

Chupicuaro Fertility Figurine Statue

Your Price: $45.50
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Part Number:AME01

Size (in):

5.5"H x 4"W x 2.5"D

Weight (lbs):

0.6

UPC:

8717202556786

Taxonomy:

Arts & Entertainment > Hobbies & Creative Arts > Artwork > Sculptures & Statues

The oldest known culture in the West of Mexico is the Chupicuaro (named after the archaeological site in the Lima basin). Only a few ruins and stone utensils remained from the society. The many skulls and beheaded skeletons tell us that is was not a very peaceful society. However, the ceramic tradition of the Chupicuaro is one of the best known of Central America.

Most of the famous three-colored pottery is found in graves. It consists of geometrically decorated vases and vessels in all forms, but also of animal and human figurines that are decorated in a similar way. Normally, female figurines are usually extremely broad-hipped, probably as a symbol of fertility. We know from related cultures that they are also associated with the fertility of the earth and the changing of the seasons.

  • Chupicuaro Mother Goddess Statue reproduction is based on an original from 500 - 100 BC.
  • Replica is made from resin with hand painted color details to resemble terracotta pottery painting.
  • Measures: 5.5 in H x 4 in W x 2.5 in D. Weight: 0.6 lbs.
  • Part of the Parastone Mouseion 3D Collection of museum replicas and cultural artifacts. (PN AME01)

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