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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Pre-Columbian, Muisca (Chibcha)
Title:Tunjo (serpent)
Date Made:1100-1536
Type:Adornment
Materials:gold
Place Made:South America; Colombia
Measurements:Overall: 4 in x 3/8 in; 10.2 cm x 1 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1984.36.d
Credit Line:Gift of Helen Brock Tomb, in Loving Memory of her brother, Robert Melvin Brock, Class of 1943, and her uncle, Henry Bangs Thacher
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Tags:
jewelry; deities

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