Dating old clay pipes
* * * “I was in prison eight years ago and stayed out for eight years. I had gotten mad after he refused to give me a job as a janitor and I killed him with a hammer. He told me days after that how he appreciated that chain..
You can say that I ruined my life.” * * * “I’m an alcoholic, my husband is an alcoholic and we fight all the time. We were struggling with the civil rights thing, and Dr. I thought to myself” ‘I’ll go back, it’s not that bad.’ That’s exactly why I wanted that job as a janitor. All they do is just get you and bring you back, and that’s all. The satirical part is that I get ostracized by society and then by my family and I guess, in retrospect, I should have probably sought the post-gender surgery counseling to deal with these issues.” * * * “State of Louisiana? It makes no sense at all to keep people with walkers and canes and wheelchairs in the prison system. I have spent about three years and seven months in segregated custody. There have been instances of women coming back from canteen, having their things stolen. What I would propose is taking the elderly in prison, put them on ankle bracelets. I have heart problems, lung problems, thyroid and I’m a diabetic.” * * * “I am a transgender person. But you make a mistake, it’s just like slipping and falling. They don’t believe in giving you no second chances. I know I shouldn’t have killed him but the rage took over. I didn’t even think about it [the racial motive], because all I was thinking about is, I get the chance, I’m gonna escape, and I did. And I could go like the wind, and they never could catch me. It would have given me a permanent job plus a place to stay. But this guy took it away from me and that gave me a blow. Contact me via email at: [email protected] call 828-322-2942. All international shipping costs, insurance and import fees are the responsibility of the buyer. Interestingly, the ancient maker worked around a small knot in the wood, just where the navel would appear, demonstrating skillful forethought in planning the design and execution of the form. The vessel sits on a flat bottom and is topped by an arching stirrup handle, tapered neck with the spout slightly angled, indicative of Phase I. Some minor paint fading, but it is completely intact and original with no repairs or restoration. On the helmet, necklace, upper arms and loin cloth are knotted rope-like 'bows' which served as armor padding. One side shows a seated Lord with hands reaching forward and wearing a bird headdress. The scene depicts the Moche God (Ai Apaec) in combat with the Decapitator God. 5 — Ecuador 100 BC - 500 AD A nice Jama Coaque effigy figure from ancient Ecuador. This very thin-walled vessel shows expert craftsmanship; exceptional construction and is nicely painted with red linear designs against a golden yellow ground. The rounded spherical lower chamber sits on pointy, cone-shaped tripod legs.— Michoacan 900 AD - 1300 AD A nice Tarascan olla-form vessel from Michoacan, West Mexico, dating to the Late Classic period. Wooden artifacts from this period are rare, but those that have survived are from the arid coastal regions and typically well preserved. Light weathering and wear with minor loss and abrasions. The highly burnished surface shows very minor scrapes (scratches mainly on the bottom) along with light deposits and faint staining. An elegant form and early example of Moche pottery. Additional padding is shown at the wrists and ankles. 5 — Peru 1250 AD - 1550 AD A fine Inca blackware vessel in the form of a gourd. 5 — Costa Rica 100 BC - 500 AD An unusual 'ring' rattle from the Atlantic Watershed-Central Highlands Zone of ancient Costa Rica, dating to the El Bosque Phase, Period IV. The bird is likely a reference to the Lord's name or animal alter ego. The practice of 'borrowing' imagery from previous cultures is not common, but has been seen in numerous other Pre-Columbian cultures. Assembled from around a dozen original pieces with small losses replaced and break lines restored. The vibrantly painted figure is seated on a stool with hands resting on the knees. Condition is very good, near excellent with a small hairline crack and minor rim chips restored. Around the top of the lower chamber is a band of incised decoration done in a repeating triangular pattern. He hopes his images spark discussion about the human dimension of growing old in prison, as well as to help the next generation learn the consequences of crime. She sent for her sister and she came to Las Vegas to be with her. The series explores the socio-economic causes of crime and delinquency.