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Ornament

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Object Number:40-23-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Panama
Veraguas
Sona
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Metal
Gold
Height: 11 cm
Width: 8.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Juan Gratacos, 1940

Description

Anthropomorphic eagle. Human body; head of bird with large beak holding lizard. Each hand holds pendent fish. Thin metal, uneroded gold surfaces. Many toes missing; 1 fish separated.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

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