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Pendant

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Artist Unknown (Venado Beach)

Date

9th-12th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G260
Pendant, Artist Unknown (Venado Beach)
: Twelve Pre-Columbian Gold Objects
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Gold
Size: 3 5/8 in. (9.21 cm) (H.)
Creation Place: Central America, Panama, Isthmus region
Culture: Venado Beach, Central America, Panama, Isthmus region
Style: 9th-12th century, Pre-Columbian
Physical Description: pendant, probably representing a jaguar; cast by the lost wax method, showing part of the clay and charcoal core; this pendant was discovered at Venada Beach, an ancient burial site at Howard Air Field in the Canal Zone; this site has revealed a culture s
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 53.2.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009