The Muisca raft, or El Dorado Raft, is a Pre-Columbian gold votive and the most typical article of the people of Muisca among the works of Pre-Columbian arts. The small statue depicts a boat, several Muisca tribesmen and on tall Muisca figure wearing a headdress, nose rings and earrings said to be the famous Muisca Chief. The Muisca Raft represents the ceremony of the legend of El Dorado, in which the Chief covered his body in gold dust and submerged himself in Lake Guatavita. The statue was found in a cave by farmers in 1969 and is now held in the Museo del Oro in Bogota, Colombia.
This object was related to the Tolima culture and represented the people of jaguar. It reflected the cult of ancestors.It was considered that all species on the earth were humans who had their respective views of the universe.
It is a mask in the shape of a figure of the Tierradentro people.The designs on the mask reflected the colored decorations on their faces to distinguish their clans.