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Authentic Pre-Colombian Rattle Artifact Costa Rica, ca. 800 to 1200 CE Nicoya Culture Anthropomorphic Turtle Rattle Atlantic Watershed,

Regular price $249.00 USD
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Authentic Pre-Colombian Anthropomorphic Rattle from Nicoya Culture, Costa Rica, Atlantic Watershed, ca. 800 to 1200 CE. This artifact dates from the Late-Classic Period is in an overall cream color. Ritualistic rattle (makes lovely sound) depicts giant tortoise with small monkey on back. Very unique piece from Central Highlands of Costa Rica. Excellent condition with no repairs, cracks or breaks-Beautiful patina with areas of earthen and mineral deposits (manganese) throughout. Free domestic shipping! Piece approx 2 1/2 inches in height by 4 inches in depth (6.35 cm X 10.16cm) In overall excellent condition with no repairs or breaks. Released from private collection that has sold in New York City galleries as well as top auction-Guaranteed Authentic All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. Returns & exchanges Refunds and Exchanges We accept returns within 30 days of the purchase of the item. However, the buyer is responsible for shipping the item back to us and that cost will not be refunded. We will refund your money for the item as soon as we receive the item back. Please send the item back to us with tracking or insured.