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Double Eagle Pendant

Date:
10th–16th century
Geography:
Colombia, Guatavita Lake region
Culture:
Muisca
Medium:
Gold (cast alloy)
Dimensions:
W. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Purchase, Alice K. Bache Bequest and Gifts in memory of Alice K. Bache, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.168
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
Possibly Leocadio Maria Arango, Medellin, Colombia; Lady Annie Brassey, London, acquired by 1885; possibly Hastings Museum, Sussex, UK; (Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, March 6, 1971, no. 93); [Dia Diodato, New York, 1971–1983]

Newton, Douglas, Julie Jones, and Kate Ezra. Notable Acquisitions (Metropolitan Museum of Art) (1983–1984), pp.113–118.

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), Pg. 24.



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