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Pendant with Bird

Date:
10th–16th century
Geography:
Colombia, Bogota and Tunja region, Guatavita Lake region
Culture:
Muisca
Medium:
Gold (cast alloy)
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/4 x W. 3 5/8 x D. 1 in. (10.8 x 9.2 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.526
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1957]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1957, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 469.



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