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Mirror decorated with dragons, 11th–12th century. Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)…

Mirror with Decoration of Dragons Period: Goryeo dynasty Date: century Culture: Korea Medium: Bronze Classification: Mirrors Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1911

"Feathered Serpent Ornament" (ca. 11th-15th century). Hammered gold. Mexico, Mesoamerica, Aztec or Toltec. Posted on metmuseum.org.

Feathered Serpent Ornament century Geography:Mexico, Mesoamerica Culture:Aztec Medium:Gold (hammered) Dimensions:H.

Quimbaya Gold Shaman-Jaguar Transitional Figure - Pre-Columbian, Colombia, Quimbaya, ca. 1000 CE. The Quimbaya civilization is renowned for its goldwork, demonstrating both fine technical accuracy and remarkably detailed designs. These artisans relished depicting anthropomorphic figures. In this case we have a shaman undergoing a transformation to a jaguar state.

Quimbaya Gold Shaman-Jaguar Transitional Figure - Pre-Columbian, Colombia, Quimbaya, ca. 1000 CE. The Quimbaya civilization is renowned for its goldwork, demonstrating both fine technical accuracy and remarkably detailed designs. These artisans relished depicting anthropomorphic figures. In this case we have a shaman undergoing a transformation to a jaguar state.

Anthropomorphic pectoral, Colombia, Tairona, AD 900–1600. © Museo del Oro – Banco de la República, Colombia. Trustees of the British Museum

Information about the British Museum exhibition Beyond El Dorado: power and gold in ancient Colombia

Beyond El Dorado exhibition at the British Museum gold from _Colombia

Beyond El Dorado exhibition at the British Museum gold from Colombia, Nov 2013

Masked Figure Pendant Colombia Tairona 10-16th century CE Cast gold alloy…

Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York.

Anthropomorphic bat-man staff finial, AD 900-1600, Tairona, gold alloy (exh. cat. p. 157). © Museo del Oro O26176

Elisenda Vila Llonch, curator, British Museum While admiring the stunning works of art in the exhibition Beyond El Dorado: power and gold in ancient Colombia, you might ask yourself who commissione…

CULTURA: FINZENÚ Técnica: Tombag a la cera perdida. -Colombia

CULTURA: FINZENÚ Técnica: Tombag a la cera perdida. -Colombia

Lime Container (Poporo)    Date:      1st–7th century  Geography:      Colombia  Culture:      Quimbaya  Medium:      Gold  Dimensions:      H. 9 x W. 5 1/4 in. (22.9 x 13.3 cm)   Classification:      Metal-Containers

Lime Container (Poporo) Date: century Geography: Colombia Culture: Quimbaya Medium: Gold Dimensions: H. x cm) Classification: Metal-Containers Credit Line: Jan Mitchell and Sons Collection, Gift of Jan Mitchell, 1991 Accession Number:

Ceramic Staff with Profile Figure Date: 6th–11th century Geography: Ecuador Culture: Manteno Medium: Ceramic

Ceramic Staff with Profile Figure Date: 6th–11th century Geography: Ecuador Culture: Manteno Medium: Ceramic