Pendant: musical plaque
Acquired by Robert and Lisa Sainsbury in 1978.
Accessioned into the Sainsbury Centre, University of East Anglia circa 1994.
Not on display
Title/Description: Pendant: musical plaque
Born: 0600 c. - 1600 c.
Object Type: Ornament
Measurements: l. 260 mm
Accession Number: 459
Historic Period: 6th century, 15th century
Production Place: Colombia, South America, The Americas
Cultural Group: Tairona
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Female figure with elaborate face and body decoration, and a large head-dress.
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