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Stirrup-shaped Pendant

Guanacaste-Nicoya, Period IV
500 BCE-500 CE
7.91 x 5.58 x 1.48 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

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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. 39, cat. 206.

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. 264, cat. 207, pl. XCVI.

Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, January 1956 to July 1962.

Acquisition History
Purchased from Carlos Balser by Robert Woods Bliss, August 6, 1953.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1953-1962.

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

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