Origin: Northern China
Mineral: Schorl (black tourmaline)
Weight: 561 ct
Dimensions: 93.40 × 35.36 × 26.93 mm
From a collection.
A talisman is a shamanic idol, an ancient deity made of stone.
A variety of spotty orange carnelian with red veins, it has an archaic, Neolithic-style shape originating from the Hongshan culture.
Period: Please judge for yourself.
The piece is old, the stone has visible light patina.
From a private collection.
This is a Neolithic archaic artefact from China/Mongolia. Presumably from the
The Hongshan culture is one of the oldest Neolithic cultures in China, its members lived between central Mongolia and the provinces Liaoning and Hebei.
“Hongshan” means “Red Mountain” and refers to a location in central Mongolia.
Artefacts from this culture often show ancient deities whose depiction is reminiscent of extraterrestrials for a modern observer.
- Minerale principale/ Nome meteorite
- Schorl (tormalina nera) - Antico dio neolitico - Idolo sciamanico - Corpo mascherato
- Forma minerale/Tipi di meteorite
- 93.4×35.36×26.93 mm
- 112.2 g
- Provenienza (paese)