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Crocodile-Head Figure Pendant

Date:
11th–16th century
Geography:
Panama
Culture:
Veraguas
Medium:
Gold (cast)
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/8 x W. 5 1/8 x D. 7/8 in. (7.3 x 13 x 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.885
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[Allan Caplan, New York, until 1959]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1959, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1959–1978

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 194.

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 52.



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