Dominican Republic Taino Indian Celt

Dominican Taino Indian celt


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Pre-Columbian, Dominican Republic, Taino of Ciboney peoples, ca. 600 to 1500 years old. A beautiful ceremonial hand axe known as a celt, hand-carved from a mottled forest-green stone (jadeite) with darker brown lines. This Celt was found in the surrounding mountains of El Valle Hato Mayor Providence in the Dominican Republic.
The smoothly polished surface & finely tapered teardrop form of this petaloid stone indicates it was intended as a ceremonial object.  the term petaloid refers to the elongated flower petal like shape.

Sise: 4.9 x 1.9 x .8″ inches

Weight: 7.75oz

Condition: Excellent condition.


Weight12 oz
Dimensions7 × 7 × 4 in


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