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Breast Plate

Object Number:SA2832
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Ecuador
Culture Area: South American Culture Area
Date Made: 600 BCE - 400 CE
Section:American
Materials:Gold
Technique:Hammered
Width: 34.29 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Amsinck & Company, 1920

Description

Head of bat god; two human heads each side.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Philadelphia Discovers: Discovery Ball (04 May 1985 - 04 May 1985) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Wardwell, Allen. 1968. The Gold of Ancient America.. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 50, fig. 35View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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