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Pectoral

Personal Ornament, Pectoral

Works of Art (12)

Breastplate (Civanovonovo), early 19th century, Fiji (created by Tongan artists), Whale ivory, pearl shell, fiber (1978.412.746)
Pectoral Cross, 1000–1050, Probably from the Abbey of Saint-Bertin at Saint-Omer, northwestern France, Walrus ivory with copper alloy gilt inlays (17.190.217)
Pectoral Cross, 6th–7th century, Byzantine (Constantinople?), Gold (2006.569)
Pectoral Disk, 11th–16th century, Panama; Veraguas (?), Hammered gold (1977.187.28)
Pectoral of Princess Sit-Hathor-yunet (detail), Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III, ca. 1887–1813 B.C., Egyptian; From Lahun, Gold, carnelian, feldspar, garnet, turquoise (16.1.3)
Pectoral ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, China (Khotan); Turkoman, Silver with silver filigree, cabochon, and table-cut turquoise (2005.443.7)
Pectoral ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, Attributed to Central Asia or Iran, Silver, fire gilded with punched and stamped openwork decoration, silver twisted chains with embossed pendants, and table-cut carnelians (2008.579.6)
Pectoral ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia or Iran, Tekke tribe, Silver, gilded, engraved, and inset with carnelians (2008.579.3)
Pectoral Ornament: Face, 15th–17th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass, iron (1991.17.50)
Pectoral with Coins and Pseudo-Medallion, ca. 539–550, Byzantine; Said to have been found in Egypt, Gold with niello (17.190.1664)
Pectoral, 10th–5th century B.C., Peru; Chavín, Gold (1999.365)
Pectoral, 13th–16th century, Colombia; Sonso, Gold (1991.419.36)