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Avian Pendant


Coclé, Period V or VI
700-1000 CE
2.64 x 3.88 x 0.71 cm (1 1/16 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
shell
PC.B.392

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. 54, cat. 309.

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. 268, cat. 267, pl. CXIII.





Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, January 1956 to October 1960.


Acquisition History
Acquired from the Peabody Museum, Cambridge, MA, by Robert Woods Bliss, 1951.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1951-1962.

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


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