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Labret in the Form of a Saurian Head with Bifurcated Volute Emerging from Mouth

A work made of gold and copper alloy.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gold and copper alloy.

Date:

A.D. 1000/1500

Artist:

Tairona
Colombia

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Tairona

Title

Labret in the Form of a Saurian Head with Bifurcated Volute Emerging from Mouth

Origin

Colombia

Date

1000–1500

Medium

Gold and copper alloy

Dimensions

L. 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Eugene A. Davidson

Reference Number

1971.768

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