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Necklace with a Pendant Depicting a Large Fish Eating a Smaller Fish

A work made of spondylus shell.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of spondylus shell.

Date:

200 B.C./A.D. 200

Artist:

Colima or Jalisco
Colima or Jalisco, Mexico

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 136

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Colima

Title

Necklace with a Pendant Depicting a Large Fish Eating a Smaller Fish

Origin

Western Mexico

Date

200 BCE–200 CE

Medium

Spondylus shell

Dimensions

Necklace: l. 25.4 cm (10 in.); pendant: 9.5 × 14.6 cm (3 3/4 × 5 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Maurice D. Galleher Endowment

Reference Number

2001.152.8

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