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Headless statue with beautifully shaped forms, evoking a figure of imposing stature, with long, stylized arms resting symbolically on the belly. A loincloth is marked by incisions and the genitals are sculpted in slight relief.Marine ivory, ancient shiny patina with localized light reflections, some small surface erosions, a piercing on the upper torso indicates that this great idol must have been, after its ancient discovery, worn as a talisman or a powerful amuletPunuk, Thule Meadow, Old Bering Sea, St. Lawrence Island, 500 to 1000 AD14.3 x 4.2 x 2.5

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France - 75009 - paris
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