Alligator Pendant of cast gold with four spangles on back. Note This pendant was discovered at Venada Beach, an ancient burial site at Howard Air Field in the Canal zone. This new site has revealed a culture similar to the Coole people over 100 miles north, and a strong link with South American metal artistry.

Pendant, 9th-12th century

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Details
Title
Pendant
Role
Artist
Dimension
3 in. (7.62 cm)
Accession Number
53.2.2
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Alligator Pendant of cast gold with four spangles on back. Note This pendant was discovered at Venada Beach, an ancient burial site at Howard Air Field in the Canal zone. This new site has revealed a culture similar to the Coole people over 100 miles north, and a strong link with South American metal artistry.