Certified Rare California Chumash Engraved Ceremonial Tablet & Appraised
Extremely Rare Certified Chumash Double Sided Engraved Ceremonial Stone Tablet, California – COA. This tablet has been attributed to ceremonial context, which is a rare recovery. An extremely rare & significant artifact (view archaeological info below) from Archaeological Site CA-LAN-138, Malaga Cove California, Chumash Culture. Provenance: Ex Byron Anderson Collection, Ex Racer Collection. (1) Double Sided Incised (Engraved) Chumash Ceremonial Steatite Tablet, Guaranteed 100% Authentic. Approximately 1,000-1,500 years old. Cross-hatch/square engravings, finely engraved, appear on both sides of the tablet. Material: light grayish steatite stone. Size: 8-3/4 inch long x 6-1/8 inch wide. Fully in tact, no restoration, there are a few scratches observed on the item. Please view all large high definition pictures and video for all details. Intentional horizontal parallel incised lines extend all the way across the tablet and cover 2/3 of the tablet. Intentional parallel diagonal lines intersect the horizontal lines which generates a crosshatch pattern. The partially drilled hole is 3/8 inch diameter. View video below for details. Intentional incised engravings are contained to a small portion of Side 2, center edge of tablet. The incised lines are intentional parallel horizontal lines that do not extend to the edge, with intentional parallel diagonal lines intersecting the horizontal lines creating a crosshatch pattern. The engravings on the back stop at center of tablet. Incised stone tablets and archaeological information. A rchaeological Information about Malaga Cove site CA-LAN-138 Incised Stones: View Here. Archaeological Information referencing Dr. Racer & Malaga Cove, page 24: View Here. Racer & Malaga Cove, pages 45,53,54, with page 52 showing an incised tablet recovered by Thomas Tower (another early pioneer of the Malaga Cove site): View Here. Byron Anderson was an avid artifact collector, found in Archaeological journals since 1964. Scientific testing, utilizing Infrared Laser Spectroscopy (ILS) and microscopic analysis, was performed to confirm authenticity and to establish a date time frame. Artifact attributes to the Chumash Culture which occupied California for thousands of years. 2 Short Videos of this Artifact showing top, sides, bottom and engravings. The large pictures provided and video of the artifact show every inch of detail. What you see is exactly what you will receive. Chumash Engraved Ceremonial Stone Tablet – Top. Chumash Engraved Ceremonial Stone Tablet – Bottom. The item “Certified Rare California Chumash Engraved Ceremonial Tablet & 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.
- Tribal Affiliation: Chumash