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Ornament

Object Number:41-5-10
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Panama
Veraguas
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Gold
Iconography:Frog
Height: 1.5 cm
Length: 8.6 cm
Width: 5.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Juan Gratacos, 1941

Description

Frog. Large, flattish, unusual. Four legs and large bifurcated tail end in conventionalized snakes' heads [?]. Hollow shell; no lower jaw. Good gold surface; eroded in places; one foreleg missing.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient American Gold (15 Jul 1972) View Objects in Exhibition

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