Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Male Figure (tunjo)

Date:
10th–16th century
Geography:
Colombia, Guatavita Lake region
Culture:
Muisca
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 x W. 1 1/4 in. (7.9 x 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.949
Not on view
[Alan Caplan, New York, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

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