Ebrié. <em>Snake Pendant</em>, 19th century. Gold, diameter: 3 9/16 in. (9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 54.161. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.161_SL1.jpg)

Snake Pendant


Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: diameter: 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)


Accession Number: 54.161

Image: 54.161_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A coiled snake with head facing downward, holding a toad in its mouth. It was cast cire perdue and constructed of fine adjacent threads. There are 3 hooks for suspension. Condition: good, except for crude repair to metal next to supporting loops.

Brooklyn Museum