Mirror with Decoration of Dragons Period: Goryeo dynasty Date: century Culture: Korea Medium: Bronze Classification: Mirrors Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1911
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.
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, Nov 2013
Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York.
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
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