The Lawrensonian Institute - Private Collection of Occult Artefacts
Statues & similar representations of occult & mythos-related entities.
Some have been discovered during explorations sponsored by the Institute, whereas other have been privately purchased over the years.
Statues & Statuettes
Exhibit A78-834. Small stone statuette resembling Cthulhu, uncovered in archeological dig in Egypt in 1876 and recently estimated to have been created in the Fifth Century.
Exhibit A78-376. Bone carving of Cthuloid creature found in occult shrine in England, and carbon dated to the early 17th Century,
Exhibit A78-377. Another bone cthuloid carving, found in the same location as Exhibit A78-376.
Exhibit A81-901. This was found in Tibet in 1938, during the Nazi-SS Ernst Scafer/Ahnenerbe expedition, later aquired by a private collector.
Exhibit A35-356 Mayan origin, ca.1280 AD. Depicts a tentacled deity, whose name is represented by three glyphs which read 'cu-tu-lu'. Recovered in the early 1920's, at the Maya ruin of Lubaantun.
Exhibit A83-565 A curious effigy excavated from the ruins of Louvain Cathedral in 1919, by an New England doughboy, Walter Dunevin.
Exhibit A38-834 A statue fragment though to be of Eich Pi-El, High Priest of Cthulhu, from the lost continent of Mu. Discovered during the 1935 Wentworth-Scheidegger expedition to the Solomon Islands.
Exhibit A31-923 A terracotta statue unearthed in the Mayan city of Tikal, during the Whitworth-Mendez excavations of 1912. The statue depicts a priest-ruler of Tikal, wearing a Cthulhu headdress.