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Pendant of Musician with Feather Headdress Playing an Instrument
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Pendant of Musician with Feather Headdress Playing an Instrument


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Description Humans in Pre-Conquest Panamanian art may wear headdresses that associate them with animals to address a shamanistic context. Such images of male figures serving as pendants wear only necklaces, belts, and ear ornaments.
Exhibitions
  • World of Wonder. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1971-1972.
Provenance Tiffany & Co., New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911, from Tiffany & Co.

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Period
800-1521 (Pre-Colombian)
Medium
hollow cast gold and copper alloy
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.284
Measurements
2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
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