Pre Columbian, Gold/Copper, Choice Fantasy Figure Tumbaga, Pendant, 700 1550 AD

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Seller: mesoantiquitycollector (228) 100%, Location: Alberta, Ships to: CA, Europe, US, Item: 163816751411 Pre Columbian, Costa Rican, Gold and Copper Necklace Pendant, "Fantasy" Figure, Punta Burica, Diquis Area, Diquis pendants are not simply a representation of nature, they (the pendants), are an outward sign of a complex world of symbolism with it's own system of beliefs. Very common are creatures of fantasy and strange composite beings. Their preoccupation with super natural forms that Diquis pendants represent may have served as indicators of rank and family status, or perhaps as amulets. The pendants should not be considered merely as ornamental jewelry. Traditionally these type artifacts had between 3 - 7% gold content. 83 grams, 2 3/4 inches in height, 2 1/2 inches in width, 1 inch in depth, solid rear, no missing pieces, breaks or cracks, overall the subject Tumbaga is in choice condition. All photos were taken by the seller utilizing a Canon digital camera and a laboratory quality AmScope, trinocular stereo microscope, (more information and a photo located with my store ads). All photos are of the subject artifact, there are never any substitutions. Photos 1 thru 7 were shot with the Canon the images reflect the subject tumbaga at different angles. Photos 8 thru 12 were shot with the AmScope, they reflect magnified and highly magnified images showing the detail, deposits, and the gold and copper in the pendant. USPS/Canada Post Tracked Service, I pack all artifacts with extreme care and with the best shipping materials money can buy. I have shipped artifacts from my collection to art galleries in New York and Denver and to residents of Germany, France, Switzerland, Britain, Austria, Italy and Russia. I combine shipping and do not seek to profit from same. As always, if you have a question or would like to comment don't hesitate. From my collection, I am the second contemporary owner of this tumbaga, thanks for your interest in my collection. (PCCRT012:9s) Shipped VIA USPS/Canada Post, tracked, insured, & expedited service, this artifact will be double boxed, if my final shipping cost is higher than estimate I will take care of it. Material: gold/copper, Provenance: from my collection, I know exactly where this -

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