String of beads
Place of Origin: Sitio Conte area, Coclé Province, Panama
Diameter and length: 0.6 x 97.8 cm (1/4 x 38 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)
String of hammered gold cylindrical beads. Stringing is modern. Also see 1971.901
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