Double-headed animal effigy pendant
Object Place: Sinú, San Jorge, or Nechi River Valley, Sucre and Cordoba Departments, Colombia
1.9 x 1.2 x 1.9 cm (3/4 x 1/2 x 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cast gold, double-headed zoomorphic effigy pendant, the larger head characterized by a wide snout, the smaller head with a short snout. The legs below the larger head terminate as small suspension rings (the right proper one is broken).
Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1958; lent to MFA January 25, 1983; to MFA, December 1985, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.
Gift of Catherine C. Lastavica in memory of Thomas and Rosamond Barbour, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, III and Catherine Coolidge