Two lime jars. Peru, Chavin/Recuay (?)

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Lot composed of two poporos (lime jars):

- Cylindrical one ornated with four canine heads engraved on top.
White and grey veined stone.
Formative Period, Chavin/Recuay (?) Culture, Peru 300 B.C.-300 A.D.
Height: 3,5 cm (1-1/3 in.) - Diameter: 5,5 cm (2-1/8 in.)

- Other round is decorated with relief monkey head.
Cream-colored limestone.
Formative Period, Chavin/Recuay (?) Culture, Peru 300 B.C.-300 A.D.
Height: 3,5 cm (1-1/3 in.) - Width: 8 cm (3-1/10 in.) - Thickness: 4,5 cm (1-3/4 in.)

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  • Items quantity:  2
  • Height in cm : 3 cm
  • Width in cm : 8 cm
  • Depth in cm : 4 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014091246