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Bell Pendant of a Dog
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Bell Pendant of a Dog


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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 dog on the top. The loop for suspension is behind the dog's body.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Period
800-1521 (Pre-Early Conquest)
Medium
gold and copper alloy
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.307
Measurements
2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)
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