Avian effigy pendant
Diquís or Veraguas-Gran Chiriquí
Object Place: Diquís, Chiriquí or Veraguas Provinces, Costa Rica or Panama
3.8 cm high x 4.3 cm wide (1 1/2 x 1 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)
Cast gold pendant in the form of a bird, perhaps a vulture. A single suspension ring at the back of the neck allows for suspension.
Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1959; to MFA, December 1980, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica