Moche Warrior Stirrup Cup
A stirrup cup, so named because of the shape of the combined handle and spout depicts a kneeling warrior wearing a helmet and holding a maize shield and spear.
190mm tall. Ceramic - reproduction from Peru.
c 1st - 4th century AD.
The Moche people made many human styled stirrup cups - all were made in moulds.
$179.95AUD plus P&H
Inca Elder Cup
Încă Greyware - Figure of an Încă mans head wearing a traditional Inca hat.
The vessel is 120mm tall.
$49.95AUD plus P&H
Inca "Tumi" Knife
A traditional Inca Tumi knife depicting the god Naymhap for the festival of the end of harvest.
The priest would sacrifice a Llama and cut out its heart, then the animal was sacrificed asking for abundant crops.
Andean cultures also used the Tumi for surgical procedures called "Trephination" to treat bodily disturbances.
Various civilisations used trephination to treat head wounds to relieve pressure on the brain from the injury.
Many of these would be successful but just as many were not.
$39.95AUD plus P&H
Mayan Chieftain Plate
An open flat dish decorated with the image of a seated city chieftain in traditional dress.
The Mayan glyphs to the left indicate his name.
$69.95AUD plus P&H
Ancient Aztec Circle of Friends Drummer Figurine
A figurine from Mexico of five drummers seated in a circle woven into the ancient legend of the Circle of Friends.
160mm x 100mm