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Andean Hamlet Sculpture

NZD $650

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Description

Andean stone hamlet amulet fetish with 13 associated animals including rams,
sheep and llamas. Four houses form a square with a raised altar in the patio,
which represents prosperity.

Amulets like this are believed to be powerful talismanic objects.

Probably 19th Century

Length: 12cms

Condition: 2 animal heads rejoined and one missing