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Feline-Head Pendant

Date:
8th–12th century
Geography:
Panama, Cocle Province, Rio Parita (?)
Culture:
Macaracas (?)
Medium:
Gold, greenstone inlay
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 x W. 1 5/16 in. (3.8 x 3.3 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of H. L. Bache Foundation, 1969
Accession Number:
69.7.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[John Wise, Ltd., New York, until 1965]; H. L. Bache Foundation, New York, 1965– 1969

Easby, Elizabeth Kennedy, and John F. Scott. Before Cortez: Sculpture in Middle America. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970, 232, Number 232.



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