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Turtle Pendant

Date:
11th–16th century
Geography:
Panama
Culture:
Veraguas
Medium:
Gold (cast)
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 x W. 1 5/8 in. (5.7 x 4.1 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.489
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[John Wise Ltd., New York, until 1957]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1957, on loan to the Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1978

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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