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Breast Plaque


Artist Unknown (Veraguas)


9th-15th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G260
Breast Plaque, Artist Unknown (Veraguas)
: Twelve Pre-Columbian Gold Objects
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Gold
Size: 5 1/4 in. (13.34 cm)
Creation Place: Central America, Panama, Isthmus region, Veraguas
Culture: Veraguas, Central America, Panama, Isthmus region, Veraguas
Style: Pre-Columbian, 9th-15th century
Physical Description: Breast Plaque of beaten gold. Three breast motifs. From Sona region of Veraguas Province, Panama.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 53.2.5
Added to Site: February 28, 2009