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Plaque with Masked Figure

Date:
8th–12th century
Geography:
Panama, Cocle Province, Rio Parita region
Culture:
Macaracas
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Height 5 in.
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Jan Mitchell and Sons Collection, Gift of Jan Mitchell, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.419.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, until 1964]; (Munzen und Medaillen, Basel, Switzerland, March 1964, no. 19); Jan Mitchell, New York, acquired by 1970, until 1991

Easby, Elizabeth Kennedy, and John F. Scott. Before Cortez: Sculpture in Middle America. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970, no. 237.

Jones, Julie. "The Jan Mitchell Collection." In The Art of Precolumbian Gold. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985, 21, 124-125.



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