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Tag: Maya

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    Maya Death Gods and Dinosaur Eggs Highlight Fine Antiquities, Ethnographic & Fine Art Sale

    A complete clutch of Therizinosaurus eggs highlights Artemis Gallery's upcoming Fine Antiquities, Ethnographic & Fine Art sale. The Therizinosaurus is known for its scythe-like claws; its name, in fact, means "Scythe Lizard." Because it is unlikely that a predator could steal an entire clutch of eggs, the auction house believes…

    Therizinosaurus Egg Clutch, 70 to 120 Million Years Old
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    Variety Sale | Antiquities & Ethnographic Art

    The deification of animals in ancient Egypt existed long before its unification around 3100 B.C.E. Ancient communities worshipped images of animals such as dogs, cows, and sheep. Among the most preeminent animal cults were the bull cults, which appeared during the first Egyptian dynasty. Bulls served as symbols of courage,…

    Variety Sale Antiquities & Ethnographic Art Artemis Auction Gallery
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    Morton Weekly

    Guatemalan artist Carlos Mérida was one of Latin America's pioneer Modernists. Mérida was one of the first artists to fuse Modern European paintings to Latin American themes, especially those related to Guatemala and Mexico. In his career spanning nearly seven decades, Mérida adopted three major painting styles: figurative, Surrealist, and…

    Lote de esculturas. Siglo XX. Estilo africano. Tallas en madera laqueada y esgrafiada sobre bases. Piezas 2
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    Exceptional Day 2 Ethnographic Tribal Fossils

    Artemis Gallery offers Exceptional Day 2 of its Ethnographic Tribal Fossils auction. The collection includes a near-complete psittacosaurus dinosaur skeleton and an extremely rare theropod dinosaur egg nest with 25 eggs in it. Specific offerings include Pre-Columbian Maya and Chavin pottery, a Mapuche Stone Scepter with an anthropomorphic mask finial,…