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Pyrite Skull from Peru

$500

About

Peruvian pyrite bust of a human skull. Pyrite was given the name "Fool's Gold" by prospectors having mistaken it for gold in the 19th century. Its current namesake is derived from the Greek and Latin word pyr, meaning fire, as it can produce a bright spark when struck against a hard object.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 3 in. (7.62 cm)Width: 3.75 in. (9.53 cm)Depth: 2.25 in. (5.72 cm)
  • Style
    Organic Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Pyrite
  • Place of Origin
    Peru
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Contemporary
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(One of a Kind)
  • Estimated Production Time
    Available Now
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: SKPYT5001stDibs: LU1531210054861

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: New York, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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