Seller: ancientoriginsboutique (375) 100%, Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 222291294544 Material: Shell, Details: Welcome to:Ancient Origins Boutique We specialize in picking artifacts from the finest private collections from around the globe. We're well known among many prominent collectors and are now available to everyone on eBay! Our mandate is to keep history alive by ensuring these precious items get passed along to a new generation of collectors. Category: Pre-Columbian Country of Origin/Culture: Guatemala / Mayan Approximate Age Range: Classic period (c. AD 250 to 900) Material: Conch Shell Size: approx. 1.85" Provenance: purchase from a private collection. Comments: This incredible piece was carved from a Conch shell and features an ornate carving of an important Mayan ruler or deity. If you look close you can see the incredible technique that was used to make the glyph. It is composed entirely of tiny small dots! This piece has been professionally cleaned for display in a university of museum, as was told to me by the previous owner. Unfortunately, he did not know which one. This beautiful piece will make a wonderful addition to your collection! Always open to offers! Ancient Origins Boutique stands by all of our picks and always try and provide the best information possible, based on the information we are provided with from the original collector. As always we offer a full 30 day money back guarantee on all items we sell...We guarantee the authenticity of each piece for life. Questions are always welcome and if your looking for more items similar to what we offer, please ask. We constantly have new pieces arriving and don't always have time to put everything up. We are based in Canada and ship worldwide and do offer a combined shipping and handling discount on multiple purchases. Expedited and upgraded postal services are available upon request at an additional cost to the buyer. Please be aware that the buyer is responsible for all fees, taxes, and duties associated with their country's custom policy's or trade agreements.