Tunjos (Votive Offering Figurine), c. 900-1550 Colombia, Muisca style, 10th-16th century
Bird Pendant, c. 900-1550 Central Colombia, Muisca style, 10th-16th century cast gold
The scene depicted in this ancient artwork, on display at the Gold Museum in Bogota, Colombia, shows the origin of the El Dorado myth. Legend tells of a Muisca king who would cover himself in gold dust during festivals, then dive from a raft into Lake Guatavita.
Gold Female Figure representing Muisca, a nation of the Chibchan Culture, Colombian (Tunjo area) We all living beings are made of the same energy and substance either mater or antimatter, therefore we have to respect life in all its disguises, don't support animal killing for meat and pollution, go vegan and green for is a most, http://dammebleustartgate2freedom.blogspot.com