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Gold from South America

Metalwork, Gold, South America

Works of Art (26)

Animal-headed figure pendant, 1st–7th century, Colombia; Yotoco, Gold (66.196.20)
Bird Pendant, 10th–16th century, Colombia; Tairona, Gold (1974.271.12)
Ceremonial Knife (tumi), 9th–11th century, Peru, Sicán (Lambayeque), Gold, silver, turquoise (1974.271.60)
Costumed figure pendant, 1st–7th century, Colombia; Tolima, Gold (1979.206.497)
Female Figure (Tunjo), 10th–16th century, Colombia; Muisca, Gold (1979.206.1050)
Figure Pendant, 10th–16th century, Colombia (Tairona), Cast gold (69.7.10)
Figure Whistle, 3rd–7th century, Peru, Moche Valley (?), north coast; Moche, Gold (hammered) (1991.419.51)
Funerary Mask, 10th–11th century, Peru; Sicán (Lambayeque), Gold, cinnabar, copper overlays (1974.271.35)
Headdress frontal, 1st–7th century, Colombia; Yotoco, Gold (1991.419.40)
Lime Container (poporo), 1st–7th century, Colombia; Quimbaya, Cast gold (1991.419.22)
Mask, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., Colombia; Ilama, Gold (1991.419.39)
Masked Figure Pendant, 10th–16th century, Colombia; Tairona, Gold (1991.419.31)
Necklace Beads, 10th–16th century, Colombia; Tairona, Gold (2002.231)
Nose ornament with intertwined serpents, 2nd–3rd century, Peru; Moche, Gold, silver, shell (1979.206.1225)
Nose ornament with spiders, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., Peru; Salinar (?), Gold (1979.206.1172)
Nose ornament, 1st–7th century, Colombia; Yotoco, Gold (66.196.23)
Ornamental plume or pin, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D., Peru; Pukará Gold (1984.14)
Pair of earflares with condors, 2nd–3rd century, Peru; Moche, Gold, silver, gilt copper, shell (1979.206.1245,.1246)
Pair of Earflares with Multifigure Scene, 12th–15th century, Peru (Chimú), Hammered gold (1991.419.67,.68)
Pair of Earflares, 3rd–7th century, Peru, Moche, Gold, turquoise, sodalite, shell (66.196.40,.41)
Pectoral, 10th–5th century B.C., Peru; Chavín, Gold (1999.365)
Pectoral, 13th–16th century, Colombia; Sonso, Gold (1991.419.36)
Pendant with Bird, 10th–15th century, Colombia; Muisca, Gold (1992.121)
Standing Figure, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., Ecuador or Colombia; Tolita/Tumaco, Gold (1995.427)
Three Serpents (Tunjos), 10th–16th century, Colombia; Muisca, Gold (1979.206.740) (1992.92.1,.2)
Two bird ornaments, 1st–2nd century, Peru; Nazca, Gold (1979.206.511,.512)