Certified Rare Birdstone Malaga Cove, California COA & Appraised
Rare Certified Birdstone – Malaga Cove, California – COA & Appraisal. In Malaga Cove California, what is now known as Archaeological site CA-LAN-138 in the early 1900’s. This is a rare artifact found at Level 3 of the site. (1) Certified California Birdstone Guaranteed 100% Authentic. No restoration, fully in tact – a few knicks and surface abrasions exist (see pictures) that appear to be from after excavation. Provenance: This artifact was part of the famous Byron Anderson collection. Material: Glossy Green/Black Steatite (also known as soapstone). Heavily incised intentional striations (s teatite was used for many artifacts for its ability to retain heat without fracturing, and softness so it could be easily carved, scraped and grounded; sculpted into any shape or form). Size: 3-1/2 inch long x 2 inch wide. Approximately 1,400 years old. This type of California Birdstone does not stand on its base. Two types of scientific testing were utilized: Infrared Laser Spectroscopy (ILS) and microscopic analysis were performed which confirmed 100% authenticity. Archaeological Information about Malaga Cove California Site CA-LAN-138 & Levels 1,2,3,4: View Here. Archaeological Information about Southern California excavated Birdstone artifacts near Malaga Cove: View Here. Short Video of this Artifact. The large pictures provided and video of the artifact show every inch of detail. What you see is exactly what you will receive. The item “Certified Rare Birdstone Malaga Cove, California COA & Appraised” is in sale since Friday, May 24, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\Pre-1600\Artifacts”. The seller is “marieleff” and is located in Georgetown, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.