The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of April 22, 2024

Pendant

Pendant

400–700
Overall: 7.5 x 4.2 cm (2 15/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Did You Know?

Panning for gold was viewed as a sacred activity among the ancient inhabitants of Costa Rica and Panama.
  • ?-1952
    Emery May Holden Norweb [1895-1984] and Raymond Henry Norweb [1894-1983], Cleveland OH, 1952, given to the Cleveland Museum of Art
    1952
    The Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Lothrop, Samuel K. Lothrop, "Metals from the Cenote of Sacrifice, Chicen Itza, Yucatan." Memoirs of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University. 10:2. (1952) p. 105, fig. 108f
    Maurer, Evan, and Molly Hennen. Symboles sacrés: quatre mille ans d'art des Amériques. Paris: Réunion des musées nationaux, 2002. Cat. No. 116, pp. 140-1
  • Sacred Symbols: Three Thousand Years of Native American Art [FRAME]. Musée Fabre, Montpellier, France (July 16-September 29, 2002); Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Rouen, France (October 24, 2002-January 13, 2003); Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, 69001 Lyon, France (February 19-April 29, 2003); Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, Rennes, France (May 27-August 18, 2003); Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN (organizer) (October 26, 2003-January 11, 2004).
    Montpellier, France: Musee Fabre; July 16- September 29, 2002.Rouen, France: Musee des Beaux Arts; October 24, 2002- January 13, 2003. Lyon, Frnace: Musee des Beaux-Arts; February 19- April 28, 2003. Rennes, Frnace: Musee des Beaux-Arts; May 27- August 18, 2003. Minneapolis, MN: Minneapolis Institute of Arts; October 26, 2003- January 11, 2004.FRAME exhibition-"Sacred Symbols: Three Thousand Years of Native American Art."
    Science within Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (February 13-April 20, 1980).
    Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art; 1980. Beachwood, OH:Beachwood Museum; 1980. "Science Within Art." Pg. 39, black and white repr. pg. 39. full written entry on piece.
    Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art; February 23-April 3, 1966. "Treasures of Peruvian Gold."
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