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Pendant

Object Number:65-21-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Panama
Veraguas
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Gold
Iconography:Eagle
Height: 1.2 cm
Length: 4.9 cm
Width: 3.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert Seathmany, 1965

Description

Head, elongated neck and feet--all rendered in round and high relief. Spreading from these are a pair of wings and bifurcated tail, all flat and undecorated. Piece probably cast as a singnle unit. Beak projects horizontally, curved only at tip. Eyes: globular pellet with surrounding ring; ears stick out behind eyes. Top of head decorated with flat cap of 1 curved band. Neck undecorated. Curved wings fully extended and raised. Tips of tail rounded.

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