Seller: rodrogrs (768) 100%, Location: Merrick, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 122243977868 Here is an intricately carved bone pendant/amulet/talisman with a wide medial frieze representing two stylized monkeys, one holding the other's long, curved tail. The central frieze is surrounded by four bilaterally-symmetrical bands of geometric and dot-in-quadrilateral ornamentation interspersed with six narrow ribbed bands; there are two round suspension perforations. 3.25” (8.2 cm)L. x 1 1/8” (2.7 cm)W. unmounted; wood display base is included. Aside from an insignificant basal rim-chip, this spectacular, museum-quality work of ancient New World art is in excellent overall condition. Carved Bone Pendant Manteño Culture Manabí, Ecuador 600 - 900 C.E. GUARANTEE OF AUTHENTICITY The authenticity of this artifact is fully guaranteed by the seller, a retired educator and longtime Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers(retired), certified Specialist Pre-Columbian Art Specialist. Your antiquity will be shipped with a signed and registered Certificate of Authenticity that includes a photo, description, provenance and chronology of your acquisition. If not to U.S. buyer’s satisfaction, this artwork may be returned as shipped within 30 days of purchase for a purchase price refund minus 10% re-stocking fee for return of item insured and in original condition with original shipping materials. $45 shipping, insurance and "Delivery Confirmation" tracking service within continental U.S.A. NY residents add 8.63% sales tax. Overseas buyer, please add $85 for prompt shipping. Import cost is the sole responsibility of the buyer. IMPORTANT: Buyers with fewer than ten (or private) feedback, please contact seller ASAP before placing bid or risk bid cancellation; thank you. Please use PayPal for immediate shipment; payment is expected within two days of auction’s end. CAVEAT EMPTOR: The prospective buyer is advised to acquire New World antiquities ONLY from reputable Pre-Columbian Art specialists and pay a legitimate price for authentic antiquities with legal provenance and bona-fide guarantees of authenticity. Keep in mind that a “Certificate of Authenticity” is only as valid as the issuer’s credentials and expertise. Unrealistically low prices for forgeries, reproductions, illegal or mis-attributed artifacts offered by uninformed or venal vendors are ultimately not bargains at all. Images may be enlarged to provide greater detail. All rights reserved for all countries. No part of the contents of this page may be reproduced without prior written permission of the seller. Copyright © Rod Rogers, 2016. Condition: insignificant basal rim-chip, else excellent overall condition.