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Turtle Pendant


Veraguas, Period V or VI
700-1500 CE
7.43 x 6.28 x 2.25 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 7/8 in.)
gold
PC.B.329

On view


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Bibliography
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. 257.

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. 266, cat. 246, pl. CV.





Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, August 1949 to July 1962.

"Gold: The Quest for New World Riches", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, 3/7 - 5/20/1987.


Acquisition History
Purchased from Karl Curtis by Robert Woods Bliss, July 11, 1949.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1949-1962.

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


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