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Sea Horse Pendant

Date:
5th–10th century
Geography:
Panama
Culture:
International Style
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/4 x W. 1 x W. 1 1/8 in. (8.3 x 2.5 x 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.779
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[John Wise Ltd., New York, until 1956]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1956, on loan to the Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1978

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 41.



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