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Turtle Pendant

Date:
11th–16th century
Geography:
Panama
Culture:
Veraguas
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift and Bequest of Alice K. Bache, 1966, 1977
Accession Number:
66.196.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[Judith Small Gallery, New York, until 1962]; Alice K. Bache, New York, 1962–1977(partial gift from 1966)

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 47.

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