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Feathered Serpent Ornament

Date:
15th–16th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica
Culture:
Aztec
Medium:
Gold (hammered)
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/8 x W. 1 7/8 in. (7.3 x 4.7 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1152
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 358
[Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, until 1965]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1965, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

Kelly, Isabel T. Ceramic Sequence in Colima: Capacha, an Early Phase. Anthropological Papers of the University of Arizona, Vol. no. 37. Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 1980, pp. 11–15.

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 55.



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