Julio César Cubillos Archeological Museum



The AMJCC ceramic collection at the Universidad del Valle is made up of nearly 4,000 objects, especially vessels for domestic and ritual use; as well as human figures and spindle wheels. These materials belonged to the different cacical-type agro-pottery societies., which existed in the Southwest of Colombia, for 3,000 years before the Spanish conquest. The sociocultural expressions represented are: Ylama, Yotoco/Malagana, Tumaco/Tolita II, Sonso, Quimbaya Tardío I, Quimbaya Tardío II, Quebrada Seca, Capulí, Piartal and Tuza.