PAIUTE Southwest Native American Pine Pitch lined Water Basket, smaller size. Rope around neck as well as a loop woven into the side of the basket - a small rawhide piece tied around the rope. From the Estate of Dr. Gordon Saver, husband of Eunice Saver, an esteemed archaeologist of 35 years, known for her published work with the Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, her work with the International Institute for Mesopotamian Area Studies, her work on sites in Syria and elsewhere, and in researching and deciphering ancient hieroglyphics and cylinder seals. 8" height x 7" diameter. 1lb
Condition commensurate with age, loss to pitch, some small loss at mouth.
This item has been examined by an expert with forty years experience in pre-columbian, native american and egyptian antiquities. Upon purchase, the buyer has the option to receive a written and signed opinion by this expert, for a fee, that states his view that this is a period piece.