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PreColumbian Artifact Auction featuring artifacts from the collection of the late Dr. Raymond Thomas & deaccessioned relics from the Museum of Native American History. Mayan, Inca, Mexico & more!
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3 1/8" x 8" Mayan Classic Period Polychrome Bowl with avian symbols and soldiers.

3 1/8" x 8" Mayan Classic Period Polychrome Bowl with avian symbols and soldiers.

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3 1/8" x 8" Mayan Classic Period Polychrome Bowl. The interior artwork depicts turkeys and celestial symbols. There are six avian symbols and six soldiers painted on the ...moreexterior. Excellent paint, condition is solid. Circa 300 BC ? AD 500. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection.

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8 1/2" x 6" Seated Jalisco Male Figure - Ameca style. In very good condition.

8 1/2" x 6" Seated Jalisco Male Figure - Ameca style. In very good condition.

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8 1/2" x 6" Seated Jalisco Male Figure - Ameca style. In very good condition with heavy mineral deposits on surface. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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5 1/2" x 4 5/8" Solid Tri-leg Mayan Polychrome Cylinder with religious God figure and rising sun.

5 1/2" x 4 5/8" Solid Tri-leg Mayan Polychrome Cylinder with religious God figure and rising sun.

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 201)

5 1/2" x 4 5/8" Solid Tri-leg Mayan Polychrome Cylinder with religious God figure and rising sun image. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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8 3/4" x 6" Chupicuaro figure of a mother holding a child with ornate geometric artwork. Mexico.

8 3/4" x 6" Chupicuaro figure of a mother holding a child with ornate geometric artwork. Mexico.

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 201)

8 3/4" x 6" Chupicuaro figure of a mother holding a child with ornate geometric artwork ? Recovered in Mexico. In excellent condition with good paint. Rare artifact. Ex. ...moreDr. Raymond Thomas Collection.

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4 3/4" x 2 3/8" Female Sheep Face Jalisco Figure. Intact condition with very good original paint.

4 3/4" x 2 3/8" Female Sheep Face Jalisco Figure. Intact condition with very good original paint.

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 201)

4 3/4" x 2 3/8" Female Sheep Face Jalisco Figure. Intact condition with very good original paint. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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5 1/2" x 3 3/8" Polychrome Mayan Cylinder with two human figures and glyphs, Dwarf figure.

5 1/2" x 3 3/8" Polychrome Mayan Cylinder with two human figures and glyphs, Dwarf figure.

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 201)

5 1/2" x 3 3/8" Polychrome Mayan Cylinder with two human figures and glyphs. Broken and reassembled. Lowlands style featuring a Dwarf figure in a supplicant posture. Ex....more Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection.

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3 1/2"  x 2 1/4" Nayarit Death Bed Figure that is nicely detailed and well crafted.

3 1/2" x 2 1/4" Nayarit Death Bed Figure that is nicely detailed and well crafted.

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 201)

3 1/2" x 2 1/4" Nayarit Death Bed Figure that is nicely detailed and well crafted. Recovered in Mexico. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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Very large 13 1/2" x 12" Neolithic Chinese Strap Handled Bottle with very nice Polychrome Paint.

Very large 13 1/2" x 12" Neolithic Chinese Strap Handled Bottle with very nice Polychrome Paint.

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 201)

Very large 13 1/2" x 12" Neolithic Chinese Strap Handled Bottle with very nice Polychrome Paint in excellent condition. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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9" x 5" Moche Stirrup Bottle of a seated dignitary that is highly detailed, well crafted - Peru.

9" x 5" Moche Stirrup Bottle of a seated dignitary that is highly detailed, well crafted - Peru.

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 201)

9" x 5" Moche Stirrup Bottle of a seated dignitary that is highly detailed, well crafted and has good paint. Recovered in Peru. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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Large and impressive 20 1/4" tall x 9 3/4" wide San Sebastian red style Nayarit seated female.

Large and impressive 20 1/4" tall x 9 3/4" wide San Sebastian red style Nayarit seated female.

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 201)

Large and impressive 20 1/4" tall x 9 3/4" wide San Sebastian red style Nayarit seated female figure on two legged stool. Nice mineral deposits on surface of Artifact. Ex...morecellent condition.

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8 1/4" x 5 1/2" Whistle Vessel with a seated male figure- Chorrea Culture, Ecuador. Very early.

8 1/4" x 5 1/2" Whistle Vessel with a seated male figure- Chorrea Culture, Ecuador. Very early.

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 201)

8 1/4" x 5 1/2" Pre-Columbian Whistle Vessel with a seated male figure that is highly detailed. Retains some original Red Paint, in excellent condition. Chorrea Culture, ...moreEcuador. Very early ceramic type. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection.

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8 1/2" x 6" Polychrome Mayan Cylinder with extensive artwork including a seated ruler.

8 1/2" x 6" Polychrome Mayan Cylinder with extensive artwork including a seated ruler.

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 201)

8 1/2" x 6" Polychrome Mayan Cylinder with extensive artwork including a seated ruler and accompanying warriors with weapons. Also depicted are several parrots and many i...morentricate glyphs. Excellent condition and paint with a slick finish. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection.

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Framed Set of 53 Pre-Columbian Pottery Heads Recovered in Mexico. Largest is 4" x 1 3/4".

Framed Set of 53 Pre-Columbian Pottery Heads Recovered in Mexico. Largest is 4" x 1 3/4".

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 201)

Framed Set of 53 Pre-Columbian Pottery Heads Recovered in Mexico. Largest is 4" x 1 3/4". Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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7 1/2" x 4 5/8" Moche (Period 3 or 4) Figural Bottle featuring the God Ai-Apec with nice detail.

7 1/2" x 4 5/8" Moche (Period 3 or 4) Figural Bottle featuring the God Ai-Apec with nice detail.

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 201)

7 1/2" x 4 5/8" Moche (Period 3 or 4) Figural Bottle featuring the God Ai-Apec with nice detail and paint. Recovered in Peru. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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9 1/4" x 5 1/2" Classic Style Colima Dog with black paint, head aperture and teeth.

9 1/4" x 5 1/2" Classic Style Colima Dog with black paint, head aperture and teeth.

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 201)

9 1/4" x 5 1/2" Classic Style Colima Dog with black paint, head aperture and teeth. Solid, very small ancient chip to rim, one ear has been broken and reattached. Great a...morege and manganese deposits.

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9 3/8" x 6 3/8"  Polychrome Mayan Cylinder with protruding Harpy Eagle heads.

9 3/8" x 6 3/8" Polychrome Mayan Cylinder with protruding Harpy Eagle heads.

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 201)

9 3/8" x 6 3/8" Polychrome Mayan Cylinder with protruding Harpy Eagle heads with painted eagle bodies and feathers combined with animal and human extremities. Two press...moreure cracks which have been glued. Very unique artifact. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection.

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6 3/4" x 5 1/8" Polychrome Mayan Cylinder which includes Mayan number glyphs & 3 Mayan Lords.

6 3/4" x 5 1/8" Polychrome Mayan Cylinder which includes Mayan number glyphs & 3 Mayan Lords.

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 201)

6 3/4" x 5 1/8" Polychrome Mayan Cylinder which includes Mayan number glyphs for 13 and 14 as well as other glyphs. Also depicted are three Mayan Lords. Ex. Dr. Raymond T...morehomas Collection.

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9 1/2" x 6 1/4" Vera Cruz Whistle Figure featuring ear spools, head gear and necklace.

9 1/2" x 6 1/4" Vera Cruz Whistle Figure featuring ear spools, head gear and necklace.

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 201)

9 1/2" x 6 1/4" Vera Cruz Whistle Figure featuring ear spools, head gear and necklace. Some minor restoration. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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7 1/4" x 4 1/4" Female Whistle Figure - West Mexico.Decorated with ornate head gear & necklace.

7 1/4" x 4 1/4" Female Whistle Figure - West Mexico.Decorated with ornate head gear & necklace.

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 201)

7 1/4" x 4 1/4" Female Whistle Figure / Staff Head Recovered in West Mexico. Figure is decorated with ornate head gear and necklace. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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11" x 5 1/2" West Mexico Jalisco Female Figure with ornate head dress.

11" x 5 1/2" West Mexico Jalisco Female Figure with ornate head dress.

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 201)

11" x 5 1/2" West Mexico Jalisco Female Figure with ornate head dress. The head is broken and tightly glued back ? otherwise intact. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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13 1/4" x  7 1/4" Pataky Polycrome Footed Urn from the Nicoya, Guanacaste area of Costa Rica.

13 1/4" x 7 1/4" Pataky Polycrome Footed Urn from the Nicoya, Guanacaste area of Costa Rica.

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 201)

13 1/4" x 7 1/4" Pataky Polycrome Footed Urn from the Nicoya, Guanacaste area of Costa Rica. Circa 1000-1500 AD. This vessel features jaguar images at base with human fa...morecial features. In excellent condition. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection.

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8" x 3 1/2" Early Vicus Jaguar Effigy Whistle Pot from the Ecuador/Peru area. Rare ceramic type.

8" x 3 1/2" Early Vicus Jaguar Effigy Whistle Pot from the Ecuador/Peru area. Rare ceramic type.

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 201)

8" x 3 1/2" Early Vicus Jaguar Effigy Whistle Pot from the Ecuador/Peru area. This is a rare ceramic type to collect. The head has been broken and re-attached as well as ...more1 leg. No restoration. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection.

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Impressively large 19 3/4" Tall x 12" Wide San Sebastian Red Style Seated Jalisco figure.

Impressively large 19 3/4" Tall x 12" Wide San Sebastian Red Style Seated Jalisco figure.

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 201)

Impressively large 19 3/4" Tall x 12" Wide San Sebastian Red Style Seated Jalisco figure. Nice Manganese deposits on surface and nice attention to detail. Recovered in We...moreest Mexico. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection.

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Beautiful Drilled Stone Bead PreColumbian Necklace made from a large 96" strand of beads.

Beautiful Drilled Stone Bead PreColumbian Necklace made from a large 96" strand of beads.

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 201)

Beautiful Drilled Stone Bead PreColumbian Necklace made from a large 96" strand of PreColumbian beads. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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3" x 4 1/4" Remojadas Ceramic Mask from Vera Cruz area, Mexico. Red and black paint.

3" x 4 1/4" Remojadas Ceramic Mask from Vera Cruz area, Mexico. Red and black paint.

Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 201)

3" x 4 1/4" Remojadas Ceramic Mask from Vera Cruz area, Mexico. Red and black paint with unique inserted eyeballs and ear spools. Ex. Dr. Raymond Thomas Collection....more

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