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Bell, Head

Date:
15th–16th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica
Culture:
Aztec or Mixtec
Medium:
Gold (cast)
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.6 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift and Bequest of Alice K. Bache, 1974, 1977
Accession Number:
1974.271.49
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 358
[Harry A. Franklin Gallery, California and Texas, until 1967]; 1967–1977 (partial gift from 1974)

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

Easby, Elizabeth Kennedy, and John F. Scott. Before Cortez: Sculpture in Middle America. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970, no. 299.

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



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