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Pendant

Object Number:39-24-51
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chorotegan
Provenience: Costa Rica
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Jade
Credit Line:Purchased from Jennie Broad, 1939

Description

Mottled dark green jade. Modified celt form, made by sawing edgewise through the shapes stine, the longitudinal median ridge showing on the back. Convex face incised with human features; hands shown diagonally on breast.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 181 Top row, leftView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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