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A rare pre-Columbian flute


A rare pre-Columbian flute

Lot-Nr. 465 |


A rare pre-Columbian flute | Result 700 €

Colombia, Tairona-culture, around 1400 AD. Terrakotta with mat greyish black engobe. With the face of a monster and ornamental incised decor. Age-related traces of use. L. 18,8 cm. - Expertise: Thermoluminescence Analysis Report from 1998, laboratory Ralf Kotalla (last time of burning: 600 years (+/- 80 years) - Provenance: since 25 years in the collection of Hans-Jürgen Westermann, Hamburg.

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