Description Bells played an important role in ritual activities, costume decoration, and burial offerings. This bell has a slot in the bottom, and a figure of a parrot on top. The loop for suspension is behind the parrot's body.
- Gold of the Ancient Americas. 2015.
Provenance [Found at a graveyard between Divalá (a village on the outskirts of settled Panama, thirty miles west of David in the province of Chiriqui) and Costa Rica, Spring 1909]; purchased  by Tiffany & Co. New York, 1910; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.  from "Indians," see December 29, 1910 correspondance from Tiffany & Co. to Henry Walters
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911, from Tiffany & Co.
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