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A well executed bone talisman. Portraying a dignitary holding ritual feasting objects.
Stylized with interlocking Frets pattern on lower half. This deeply engraved idol
resembles the Ponce Monolith at Tiwanaku. Dark impacted dirt in the incised area
creates the contrast in this Llama bone. Hole on top for suspension. Measures 2.375”/6
cm in height. Ca. 650 to 1050AD.
Stands on a museum quality wood pedestal, totaling under 5”/ 12.7 cm in height. Choice