Los Angeles County Museum of Art

January 26, 2015

Found in shaft tombs throughout what is now northwestern Colombia, this urn and others like it were used by the Tairona people (who lived in the area that is present-day northern Colombia) to deposit the remains of their ancestors. As a result, the artists who created these large ceramic vessels had to carefully craft them by hand to ensure that the...   Read On »

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