Sep 13, 2011
Sep 13, 2011

Mask Ornament

Mask Ornament

c. 700–1550

Hammered and cut gold

Overall: 11.9 x 11.2 x 2.5 cm (4 11/16 x 4 7/16 x 1 in.)

The Norweb Collection 1950.417


Did you know?

Panning for gold was viewed as a sacred activity among the ancient inhabitants of Costa Rica and Panama.

See also
Art of the Americas
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The Norweb Collection

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