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Shark Pendant

Date:
11th–16th century
Geography:
Panama
Culture:
Chiriqui
Medium:
Gold (cast)
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 3/4 in. (9.53 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of Meredith Howland, 1904
Accession Number:
04.34.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
D.M. Corwin, Panama, until 1859; Meredith Howland, New York, until 1904

Easby, Elizabeth Kennedy, and John F. Scott. Before Cortez: Sculpture in Middle America. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970.

Mexico: Spendors of Thirty Centuries. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1990.

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 48.



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