• Culture/People:

    probably La Tolita (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Pendant in the form of an insect

  • Date created:

    AD 500-1500

  • Place:

    La Tolita; Eloy Alfaro Canton; Esmeraldas Province; Ecuador

  • Media/Materials:

    Gold

  • Techniques:

    Hammered, twisted, soldered

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected or excavated in 1908 during an expedition to Ecuador led by Marshall H. Saville (1867-1935, MAI staff member) and funded by George Gustav Heye.

  • Catalog number:

    1/7578

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