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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre AD 1000 item #870713 (stock #LS2009113)
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$600.00
This outstanding frame of bone points are from the Columbia River, Oregon and are C700-1200. They were pictured in the Oregon Archaeological Society Magazine "Screenings" Volume 5 Number 6 on August 13, 1956. A copy of the article is included. They were recovered from the Wakemap Mound. The longest is 3". These are extremely rare bone items with beautiful patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #870254 (stock #LS2009112)
Ancient Artifacts
$195.00
These four points were found in the Arkansas River area of southeast Colorado and are from the old-time collection of Arley Hudson. The longest one is 1 1/8". All are very thin and expertly chipped. They are from the Mississippian Period C1000AD.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #870214 (stock #LS2009110)
Ancient Artifacts
$125.00
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This Classic Mayan mother-of-pearl figurine is 1 1/8" wide. It was found by Dr. Allen Heflin. Although I could not capture it in photos, it is nicely opalescent. It would make a very unusual jewelry finding. It is C300-900AD.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #870076 (stock #LS2009107)
Ancient Artifacts
$175.00
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This finely carved shell skull was found by the famous Dr. Allen Heflin on 9-16-61 in Cuautitlan, Mexico. This Aztec piece dates to 1200AD. It is drilled for suspension. A nice little ancient piece that could be used in jewelry. It is 1/2" long and solid.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #869725 (stock #LS2009106)
Ancient Artifacts
$195.00
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This nice dual image with monkey on top is made from albite. It is from Copan. It is 1" tall and is from the Keith Finello collection. It is drilled on the top for suspension. It dates to the Classic Mayan period C300-900AD.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #869686 (stock #LS2009103)
Ancient Artifacts
$350.00
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This Olmec "spoon" is 1 1/4" X 3/4" and is made from translucent fuchsite. It is generally accepted that these served as trays from which shamans inhaled hallucinogenic snuff. This piece is from the famous Keith Finello collection and dates to C900-600BC.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #869391 (stock #LS2009101)
Ancient Artifacts
$4,500.00
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This extremely rare Olmec deformed fetus is described in the book “The Olmec World Ritual and Rulership”. A very similar one is pictured on page 55. Carolyn E. Tate from Texas Tech University, who wrote this chapter, stated only 18 such figurines were known to her. It is 1 1/2" long and made from the highest quality Olmec blue translucent jadeite. This piece has good microscopic evidence of contact with the soil including staining and mineral deposits. Under magnification, bacterial metaboli...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #866810 (stock #LS200999)
Ancient Artifacts
$350.00
This is an extremely interesting artifact. It has quadruple imagery. The figures almost resemble a northwest totem. There is a different image when you turn the face upside down. There is also double imagery to the faces on the side. The same face is repeated at both ends of the stick. A lot of thought and work went into this beauty. The paint is very bold and strong. It is extremely well patinated. Carved from wood, it is 14 1/2" long. It has some stress cracking of the wood and both tips are b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #866616 (stock #LS200998)
Ancient Artifacts
$1500.00
This is a very unusual artifact. It is bone that has been covered with 22K hammered gold. It is 8" long. It is either a pectoral or perhaps a nose ornament. The bone is broken near the center, but is completely covered by the gold. It is from La Tolita, Ecuador C500BC-500AD. This piece was found with a gold death mask in a tomb. It was found lying next to the mask and was part of the mask. The two were separated. The mask sold for $75,000. It is from the Ken Klassen collection, Bogota.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #866361 (stock #LS200997)
Ancient Artifacts
$900.00
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This very fine drilled 6 1/4" carved bone shawl or hair pin depicts three birds eating a large snake and is engraved on both sides. It is beautifully patinated.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #865248 (stock #LS200995)
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$1,000.00
This whopping point is 4 7/8" long and 2 1/4" wide. Lar Hothem calls it a very scarce 1st stage St. Charles Dovetail. Tom Davis authenticated it as a Lost Lake, G-9. It is made from semi-translucent high quality burlington chert. It has excellent mineralization and patina. It has a very clear imprint of a fossilized shell on the upper left about a 1/4" from the tip, making this a no-brainer for authenticity. It was found near St. Louis, Missouri. It is pictured in Who's Who, John A. Atkins, Vol...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #864924 (stock #LS200994)
Ancient Artifacts
$900.00
This beautiful Olmec true light green translucent jade (specific gravity tested at 1.66) axe-god is 3 3/4" long and 1 1/4" wide. The back shows no evidence of modern repolish. This piece is ex. Keith Finello. Authenticated by a forensic laboratory, Orenda Labs. Comes with a custom made gold-plated cage so it can be worn. Please view my video of this item at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVv0z3Bhvr4.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1700 item #864756 (stock #LS200992)
Ancient Artifacts
$1,000.00
This is a very rare Iroquois female effigy bone carving adopting the "September Morn" pose (one hand on the chest and the other hand over the genitals or the abdomen). It is from West Bloomfield, New York, Seneca. "1600 to 1620" carefully printed in black ink on the reverse. She shows a pronounced band at the forehead, as if wearing some head gear or maybe some hair style. Cheeks are shown as broad and flat. Prominent breasts. This piece came from the Robert N. Converse collection. Robert wro...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre AD 1000 item #864480 (stock #LS200986)
Ancient Artifacts
$300.00
These extremely rare bone dice, from Kentucky, are 7/8" square. I purchased them directly from Tom Davis many years ago.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #864024 (stock #LS200982)
Ancient Artifacts
$900.00
This petrified wood tang knife is from the four-corners area of the southwest. It is 3 1/4" long. It is from the Wallis-Thomas collection. The base of the tang has been snapped off anciently, but does not detract.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre AD 1000 item #864020 (stock #LS200981)
Ancient Artifacts
$250.00
This bone pendant is 1 3/4". It has been drilled and modified. It may be an atlatl finger rest. It is C1000AD. I purchased it from Tom Davis many years ago. It is from Kentucky.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #863943 (stock #LS200977)
Ancient Artifacts
$400.00
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This Mayan alabaster poison bottle dates to the Classic Mayan period C300AD-600AD. It is 2 3/4" x 1 3/4". and has no repairs or restoration. It was found in Peten, Guatemala. It is from the well known Willard Leutze collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #863932 (stock #LS200976)
Ancient Artifacts
$350.00
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This is a pre-Columbian ceramic head, Preclassic, C-200BC-200AD. It is from Guatemala. It is hollow blackware. The head has a beard and open penetrating eyes and top-knot. It is 2 5/8" long. It is Ex. Leutze collection.