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Avian effigy pendant

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Avian effigy pendant, perhaps representing an eagle with triangular tail and double out-curved headdress. A single suspension ring at back of neck allows for suspension.

Provenance

With Walter Channing Wyman, Chicago(?), by 1922; to MFA, February 1922, purchased as part of a group of 67 pieces for $5,000.

Credit Line

Maria Wharton Wales Fund

Diquís or Veraguas-Gran Chiriquí, A.D. 700–1550

Object Place

Diquís, Chiriquí or Veraguas Provinces, Costa Rica or Panama

Dimensions

5 x 4.5 x 1.4 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.299

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants