500 B.C - 500 A.C. Was located
in Bahia de Tumaco (Colombia)
and Isla de La Tolita (Ecuador).
They worked with stone and
elaborated axez, chisels, hands
of grinding, etc. This culture is
best known for their
development of arts and the
elaboration of sculptures
representing acts of fertility.
Their temples were rectangular
with sloping ceilings and were
used for the burial of important
people. they used to
domesticate corn, squash and
hunted jaguars, deers and
This culture was also known as Omagua.
This culture was characterized for the
presence of a variety of colors succh as
black, red, white; in its ceramic. They used to
hunted and collected turtle and alligator
eggs, They domesticated corn and yucca.
JAMA - COAQUE
600 B.C - 400 A.C. This culture was developed in the
Coastal Region bertween el Cabo de San Francisco and
Bahia de Caraquez. They worked with gold, ceramic and
clay. People used to elaborate human figures
representing daily routines, rituals and celebrations.
They were characterized for their exotic ears, brazalets
500 B.C - 500 A.C This culture was located in
the Coast of Ecuador between Bahia de
Caraquez and Isla de La Plata. Bahia was
and stratificate society dominated by
shamanes and merchants; was
characterized for the production of ceramiz
figures which represented men and women
doing their daily activities.
500 B.C. This culture was located in
the provinces of Manabi and Guayas.
Is one of the first cultures who works
with metal and copper. They udes
wood for the construction of canoes
and the production of necklaces,
amulets and tools. They created
containers of ceramic with circular
body, they have a geometric
decoration and sometimes were based
on human faces.