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KATSINA, TERRACOTTA FIGURE 1*, 17.5", $3000, SOLD, Nigeria
Little is known of the Katsina civilization (ca. 500 B.C. - 200 A.D.). It derives its name from their recent discovery in Katsina Province in Nigeria Most of the objects dug up are terracotta. Certificates of age from Bortolot Daybreak Corp. are included with those with an asterisk *. This wonderful piece, when tested, was found to be authentic. The certificate is included. More information coming.Test results indicate the material was last fired 1810 years ago. (+/- 420 years).
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