Nariño culture

Nariño culture refers to the culture of people who once lived in communities in the mountains of Nariño, Colombia from 800 to 1500 AD.


They made artwork out of materials such as wood, strings, and wool.[1] Their work sometimes took the form of shaft burials.[2][3] Their pottery reached important artistic development, being recognizable by its forms and decoration, emphasizing the negative painting or positive bicolor. Their jewelry work stands out for the large gold pectorals, nose rings, discs and plaques, all made with fine gold sheets and with complex geometric designs.[4]

See also


  1. The Culture of Nariño - The Region - Nariño - Micrositios
  2. "¡Hola Canada!". Retrieved 2014-09-18.
  3. Genesis Gems / Pre-Columbian History
  4. "Pre-Columbian cultures of Colombia". ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind. Retrieved March 13, 2019.

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