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Lizard effigy pendant

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Cast, hollow-backed pendant in the form of a lizard. Its front feet are rings for suspension.

Provenance

With Malcolm Delacorte, Cornwall, New York, by June, 1977; to MFA, September 14, 1977, purchase.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Veraguas-Gran Chiriquí, A.D. 900–1550

Object Place

Diquís, Chiriquí, or Veraguas Provinces, Costa Rica or Panama

Dimensions

1.8 x 6.5 cm (11/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.616

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants