Tairona Pendant

Illustration

by Jastrow
published on 18 July 2016

A gold pendant made by the Tairona people, representing a shaman holding two sceptres, wearing a large nasal ornament and headgear with two toucans. Lost-wax cast gold with false filigree decoration, 10th-15th century CE, Colombia. (Louvre Museum, Paris)

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