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Bird-shaped Pendant Amulet

Arts of the Americas

DATES 600–1300
DIMENSIONS 1 3/16 x 1/4 x 1/4 in. (3 x 0.6 x 0.6 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION The beige pendant represents a sitting bird. There are scratches on one side of the body which seem to indicate feathers and an X on the other side. A hole passes through the middle of the X to the other side.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Southwest (unidentified). Bird-shaped Pendant Amulet, 600–1300. Stone, 1 3/16 x 1/4 x 1/4 in. (3 x 0.6 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4509. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.325.4509_acetate_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 03.325.4509_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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