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A RARE OLMEC SQUARE BASALT STONE BOWL

A RARE OLMEC SQUARE BASALT STONE BOWL


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1311825

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CUTURE: Olmec ORIGIN: Tropical lowlands of south-central Mexico....Veracruz area. AGE: 1500 B. C. - 400 B. C. DESCRIPTION: A well made square basalt bowl measuring 4" in length by 3 3/4" in width by 1" in thickness. The piece has a well used deep center area and was most likely a paint palette or possibly a surface for grinding ceremonial substances. It is in excellent condition with no cracks, breaks, or restoration. PROVENANCE: Former Arte Primitivo Auction.