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**Originally Listed At $150**

Pre-Columbian, Caribbean / Florida, Taino people, ca. 1000 to 1500 CE. Two petite Taino figural amulets, one carved from a white stone with dark inclusions, and the other from a light orange stone. Both figures are crouching, with flat bases, short arms, and blocky heads, each with lateral biconically-drilled suspension holes through their necks; the white amulet is biconically-drilled vertically as well. Each amulet is skillfully-carved and visually appealing, and both are wonderful examples of Taino stone craftsmanship! Size: 1.375" H (3.5 cm).

Provenance: ex-collection of the late Peter Arnovick, San Francisco, California, USA

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Both figures have age-commensurate surface wear, small chips to bases, and mineral deposits across most surfaces.

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Rare Pair of Taino Stone Amulets - Ex-Peter Arnovick

Estimate $250 - $375Feb 26, 2018