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Deer-Head Figure Pendant

Date:
A.D. 800–1519
Geography:
Costa Rica, Burica Peninsula
Culture:
Chiriquí
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/4 × W. 3 1/4 × D. 1 1/4 in. (10.8 × 8.3 × 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Jan Mitchell and Sons Collection, Gift of Jan Mitchell, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.419.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
Jan Mitchell, New York, acquired by 1969, until 1991

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Precolumbian Art In Mew York: Selections From Private Collections. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, September 12–November 9, 1969, no. 126.

Jones, Julie. The Art of Precolumbian Gold: The Jan Mitchell Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985, no. 3, pp. 90–91.

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 49.



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