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Authentic pre-Columbian Bowl Ecuador La Tolita Tumoco Pottery Bowl c. 600 BC - 200 AD Certificate of Authenticity & provenance -great gift

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Authentic Pre-Columbian artifact from ancient Ecuador, La Tolita Tumoco Pottery Bowl dating from the Proto-Classic period circa 600 B.C -200 A.D. Ancient bowl shows visually authentic patina, root marks, manganese mineral deposits on surface. In very nice condition with minor chip repair on rim (see pics) Sizes: 6 7/8" deep (17.46 cm) X 3 3/8" (8.57 cm) height- (Excellent province with certificate of Authenticity (see below). Free domestic Shipping. Provenance: Comes Certificate of Authenticity- Further-Purchased from Palmyra Heritage Gallery New York, NY -prior Ex Collection of Joseph John Batelka 1970's. Released from private collection that has sold in New York City galleries as well as top auction-Guaranteed Authentic as described. 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. Tolita was a pre-Columbian culture that spread throughout the coastal region of Colombia and Ecuador . Two of the most notable sites of this Amerindian culture are Tumaco and La Tolita , from which it takes its name. Depending on the source, it may also appear called the Tumaco de La Tolita culture. The available archaeological evidence of this culture is ancient in the case of the La Tolita site, whose materials have been dated around 600 BC. C. , while in Tumaco the oldest dates correspond to 300 BC. C. 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.