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Monkey Pendant

Veraguas, Period V or VI
700-1500 CE
5.4 cm x 5.4 cm x 1.27 cm (2 1/8 in. x 2 1/8 in. x 1/2 in.)

Not on view


Benson, Elizabeth P. 1963 Handbook of the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C., p. 47, cat. 261.

Bliss, Robert Woods 1957 Pre-Columbian Art: The Robert Woods Bliss Collection. Text and Critical Analyses by S. K. Lothrop, Joy Mahler and William F. Foshag. Phaidon, New York. p. 265, cat. 231, pl. CI.

Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, November 1952 to July 1962.

Acquisition History
Purchased from Karl Curtis by Robert Woods Bliss, August 22, 1950.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1950-1962.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.

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