Double Bat-Nosed Figure Pendant

Date:
12th–14th century
Geography:
Panama
Culture:
Parita
Medium:
Gold (cast)
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift and Bequest of Alice K. Bache, 1966, 1977
Accession Number:
66.196.34
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[John Wise, Ltd., New York, by 1963]; Alice K. Bache, New York, 1963–1977 (partial gift from 1966)

Jones, Julie, and Susan Mullin Vogel. Notable Acquisitions (Metropolitan Museum of Art) (1965–75), pp. 171–183.

Newton, Douglas, Julie Jones, and Kate Ezra. The Pacific Islands, Africa, and the Americas/The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987.

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), pp. 50–51.