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Shark Pendant

Date:
11th–16th century
Geography:
Costa Rica or Panama, Burica Peninsula
Culture:
Chiriqui
Medium:
Gold (cast alloy)
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 x W. 1 1/4 in. (7.9 x 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1054
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[Allan Caplan, New York, until 1962]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1962, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1962–1978

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