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Miniature jaguar pendant

Date:
11th–16th century
Geography:
Costa Rica or Panama
Culture:
Costa Rica or Panama
Medium:
Gold (cast)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 15/16 x 9/16in. (2.4 x 1.4cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift and Bequest of Alice K. Bache, 1966, 1977
Accession Number:
66.196.7
Not on view
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1962]; Alice K. Bache, New York, 1962–1977 (partial gift from 1966)

Easby, Elizabeth Kennedy, and John F. Scott. Before Cortez: Sculpture in Middle America. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970, no. 226.



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