Feathered Serpent Ornament

Date:
15th–16th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica
Culture:
Aztec
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 x W. 1 9/16 in. (5.7 x 4 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1967
Accession Number:
1978.412.199
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 358
[Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, until 1967]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1967–1978

Kelly, Isabel T. Ceramic Sequence in Colima: Capacha, an Early Phase. Anthropological Papers of the University of Arizona, Vol. no. 37. Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 1980, pp. 11–15.

Kelly, Isabel T. "Some Gold and Silver Artifacts from Colima." In The Archaeology of West and Northwest Mesoamerica, edited by Michael S. Foster, and Phil C. Weigand. Boulder: Westview Press, 1985, pp. 153–79.