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    Pectoral, 13th–16th century Colombia; Sonso Gold

    Pectoral, 13th–16th century Colombia; Sonso Gold. [Link]

    Headdress frontal, 1st–7th century Colombia; Yotoco Gold

    Headdress frontal, 1st–7th century Colombia; Yotoco Gold. [Link]

    Costumed figure pendant, 1st–7th century Colombia; Tolima Gold

    Costumed figure pendant, 1st–7th century Colombia; Tolima Gold. [Link]

    Bird Pendant, 10th–16th century Colombia; Tairona Gold

    Bird Pendant, 10th–16th century Colombia; Tairona Gold. [Link]

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    Funerary mask, Calima-Malagana, gold alloy, 100BC–AD400

    Funerary mask, Calima-Malagana, gold alloy, 100BC–AD400

    Bird pectoral, Popayan, gold alloy, AD900–1600

    Bird pectoral, Popayan, gold alloy, AD900–1600.

     

    There are beautiful works in the ‘Beyond El Dorado power and gold in ancient Colombia‘ exhibition at the British Museum which closes 23rd March, so go see it now! I was told off for taking pictures but the catalogue is really worth getting.

     

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    http://crushevil.co.uk/blog/ 

     

     

     

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