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Pendant in the form of a shark's tooth  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "AD 500-1500"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

500-1500

Materials:

Gold

Techniques:

Cast

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Circum-Caribbean, Mainland Caribbean, Native Americans, South America, Zenu (Sinu) (archaeological)

Site Name:

Rio Sinu east bank 140 miles above mouth

State:

Cordoba Department

Country:

Colombia

Collection History:

Formerly in the collection of Frank (Frantz) A. Scharberg (1873-1940, an American associated with a shipping company based in Cartagena, Colombia, and operating on the Sinu River and in Panama) and possibly collected or excavated by him; acquired by George Heye/MAI in 1916.

Source ID:

NMAI_56110

Catalog Number:

5/1973

Album Name:

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