Jade Amulet 0013

$278.00

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Description

Shamanic Animal Amulet

This attractive jade features a shamanic animal – the ave pico, ‘big-beaked bird’ – which is an often repeated mythic animal motif seen in many pre-European objects (made in jade, volcanic rock sculpture, gold and pottery) from today’s territory of Costa Rica. These extraordinary jade objects – amulets, ear-spools and labial pieces – were fabricated in the regions of Guanacaste and the Northern Plains of the Atlantic watershed.

  • Size: 6 cm long side
  • Central American jadeite
  • 500 BC – 800 AD

Additional information

Weight 0.55 kg

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