Embossed gold disk
Place of Origin: Sitio Conto area, Coclé Province, Panama
5.7 x 5.7 cm (2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. )
Medium or Technique
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Circular gold disk with embossed central circle. Four bilateral perforations allow for attachment onto clothing or suspension as a body adornment. One of the four perforations is composed of two unusually large gouged holes.
Excavated in the Sitio Conte area, Coclé Province, Panama, after 1930; by 1950 in a Private Collection, San José, Costa Rica; to Paul Pasher, New York, between 1950 and 1955 and kept with Manuel Miranda Pinto, San Salvador, El Salvador; brought to the United States, April 1970 and sold to the Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York; to the MFA, December 1971, purchase.
Gift of Landon T. Clay