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Cuchimilco Protection - Archaeological Museum Style Ceramic Sculptures (Pair)

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Standing with open arms, a couple of cuchimilcos proudly represents Peru's Chancay (1200 - 1470 A.D.). Their welcoming posture is believed to keep bad energies at bay. They are always found in pairs featuring a man and a woman symbolic of divine duality, a belief held by all pre-Hispanic cultures. Walter Jose Acosta masters ceramic techniques as he crafts each statuette by hand. He expertly replicates the artistic stylizations of the Chancay culture featuring a large head and small arms extended upwards, resembling wings. They are semi nude and adorned with red lines.

  • 3.5 lbs
  • Largest piece: 9.75" H x 6.75" W x 2.6" D
  • Smallest piece: 9.25" H x 6.75" W x 2.6" D
  • Ceramic
  • Clean with a soft, dry cloth
  • Made in Peru, ships from US