Pendant in the Form of a Mythical Double-Headed Creature

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

On View

Arts of the Americas, Gallery 136

Artist

Colima

Title

Pendant in the Form of a Mythical Double-Headed Creature

Origin

Western Mexico

Date

200 BC–200 AD

Medium

Spondylus shell

Dimensions

Main pendant: 6.4 × 17.8 cm (2 1/2 × 7 in.); side pendants: 6.4 × 3.2 cm (2 1/2 × 1 1/2 in.); center pendant: 5.1 × 3.2 cm (2 × 1 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Maurice D. Galleher Endowment

Reference Number

2001.152.9

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