Made in the Andes

Venus of Valdivia Figurine (Pre-Colonial Replica)


Bring a piece of ancient Andean culture into your home. Valdivia is one of the oldest settled societies in the Americas. Located in Ecuador on the Santa Elena Peninsula, the Valdivian people used figurines like this one in their spiritual and medicinal shamanistic rituals. Venus is believed to have been used to promote fertility and help couples conceive. A rounded stomach and elaborate hairstyle were signature characteristics of any Venus figurine.

  • Measurements: 4” by “1.5