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Puebla-style ring representing a mythical bird (coxcox)  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "AD 1250-1521"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1250-1521

Materials:

Gold

Techniques:

Cast, filigree

Dimensions:

1.8 x 2.2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central America, Central Mexico/Valley of Mexico (archaeological culture), Mesoamerica, Mixteca (Mixtec) (archaeological culture), Native Americans, Northern Mesoamerica

State:

Oaxaca State

Country:

Mexico

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Leo Stein (1872-1947, renowned art collector and Gertrude Stein's brother); purchased by MAI in 1928 using funds donated by Mrs. George (Thea) Heye.

Source ID:

NMAI_175154

Catalog Number:

16/3417

Album Name:

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