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Artist
Tairona
Title
Pendant of a Shaman Transforming into a Bat
Date
500–1550 AD
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
Overall: 7 3/4 × 8 1/4 × 2 1/4 in. (19.7 × 21 × 5.7 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
The Caroline Wiess Law Building
211M JONES GALLERIES
Accession Number
2010.1027
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

Jean-Eugene Lions (1927–2004), Peru, before 1978 [1]; purchased by Gael G. Grayson (1947–2009), Chicago, Michigan, and Indiana, by at least 1980 [1]; Frederick Lehmann, Ann Arbor, Michigan, before February 9, 2006 [2]; purchased by Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008), Houston, May 4, 2007–2008 [3]; Estate of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr., 2008–2010; given to MFAH, 2010. [1] Letter from Glassell's lawyer dated May 29, 2007. [2] Robert Sonin report dated February 9, 2006. [3] Bill of sale from dated May 4, 2007.