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Feathered Serpent Ornament

15th–16th century
Mexico, Mesoamerica
Gold (hammered)
H. 2 7/8 x W. 1 7/8 in. (7.3 x 4.7 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 358
[Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, until 1965]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1965, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

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.

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 55.

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