Coclé. <em>Embossed Disk</em>, ca. 700–1100. Gold, 4 x 4 in. (10.2 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1931, Museum Collection Fund, 33.448.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.33.448.6.jpg)

Embossed Disk


Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 700–1100

Dimensions: 4 x 4 in. (10.2 x 10.2 cm)


Accession Number: 33.448.6

Image: CUR.33.448.6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Embossed gold plaque with human face and the snarling, fanged mouth of a feline. The plaque has eight small holes that were likely used to attach the ornament to clothing. Condition: good.

Brooklyn Museum