A Sinu Tumbaga Double-Tailed Lizard Pendant, Colombia, ca. 500 - 1000 CE
PJ2109Regular price $550 USD
in the form of double curly-tailed lizards in a recumbent pose with their triangular heads facing forward, bulging eyes on either side, front claws extended into suspension loops, and thick tails curled back towards the heads.
The curly-tailed animal pendant represents a type found from eastern Panama to the coastal regions of the Zenú and Tairona cultures of northern Colombia.
Dimensions: Length: 1 inch (2.5 cm), Width: 7/8 inch (2.2 cm)
Condition: Loss to one suspension loop, otherwise intact and in very good condition overall.
Provenance: Private NYC collection, acquired 1950s-1980s, collection # “FM 687 & 691”.