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Valdivia cube, Ecuador - Shaman transforming into an owl
Valdivia cube, Ecuador - Shaman transforming into an owl - Ancient Art Style Valdivia cube, Ecuador - Shaman transforming into an owl -
Ref : 86610
35 000 €
Period :
BC to 10th century
Provenance :
Ecuador
Medium :
Tuff
Dimensions :
l. 3.74 inch X H. 10.08 inch X P. 2.56 inch
Ancient Art  - Valdivia cube, Ecuador - Shaman transforming into an owl
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Valdivia cube, Ecuador - Shaman transforming into an owl

Block carved on 6 sides of the same representation of the Shaman transforming into an owl.

The owl was the nocturnal animal which made it possible to communicate with the spirits, to make the link with the world of the living.

Ex-French private collection in the 60's, Paris. (Alain B.)

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