Stone disk with central hole (1) - Stone - Sacred Stone - South Africa

Description
Stone disk with central hole (1) - Stone - Sacred Stone - South Africa
Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear

Stone discs with central hole, large and small size, from all over the world, also in ancient archaeological stone sites of circular structure found in South Africa. The natives call them "sacred stones" and every farmer, if lucky to find one, attributes his good luck to them.

The South African government has provided the hypothesis that they were probably weights.

Weight including plexiglass base: 770 g
Dimensions: diameter 11.5 cm
Dimensions including base: height 18 cm, width 8.5 cm, depth 7.5 cm.

This disc was purchased in 1979 at the Totem-Meneghelli Gallery in Johannesburg.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Stone disk with central hole
Indigenous object name
Sacred Stone
Region/ country
South Africa
Material
Stone
Condition
Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
11.5×2.5×11.5 cm
Weight
445 kg
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