Statues - Hither & Thither

Spain
San Bartolomé de Tirajana
Gran Canaria

Calle Reyes Catolicos
(Plaza Tenderetunte)

Ídolo de Tirajana

Tirajana Idol


before 2007(?)

San Bartolomé de Tirajana /  Ídolo de Tirajana   San Bartolomé de Tirajana /  Ídolo de Tirajana

Description

Stone sculpture, enlargement of a small piece of terracotta supposedly identified as a deity or idol, but it also could be a simple amulet, votice offering or a figure of a hero. The sculpture is found in one of the archaeological sites of the Caldera of Tirajana.

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 27°55'29" W 15°34'23"

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