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Nose Ornament in the Form of a Turtle with C-shaped Body

A work made of spondylus shell.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of spondylus shell.

Date:

A.D. 800/1200

Artist:

Coclé
Venado Beach, Coclé province, Panama

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 136

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Coclé

Title

Nose Ornament in the Form of a Turtle with C-shaped Body

Origin

Venado Beach

Date

750 CE–1250

Medium

Spondylus shell

Dimensions

W. 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Wirt D. Walker Fund

Reference Number

1969.795

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