Bird-form Celt Pendants

Bird-form Celt Pendants

AD 1-500
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica
Style/Tradition
Avian Axe God
pendant
Fashioned from jadeite, these pendants were formed using a combination of drilling, carving, incising, and polishing techniques.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1994.1015A-B
. Bird-form Celt Pendants. AD 1-500. Fashioned from jadeite, these pendants were formed using a combination of drilling, carving, incising, and polishing techniques.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1994.1015A-B.
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Exhibition History
  • "Chalchihuitles: Pre-Columbian Jade and Other Sacred Stones." Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, August 15, 1987-October 11, 1987 (traveled to: The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, November 9, 1987-January 15, 1988).

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