Ídolo oculado

Domingos de Septiembre, 12:15.

Exhibit of the Month

Ídolo oculado Pulse para ampliar

This unsettling image suggests a human figure, but its gender is a mystery given the absence of sexual features. Like other similar specimens, it was made to be seen or contemplated, and its purpose was therefore more symbolic than practical. It may have served to identify a particular territory, in which case each region would have had its own "eye idol" as a distinctive symbol.

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