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Artist
Nasca
Title
Water Bird Pendant
Zoomorph
Date
100 BC–700 AD
Medium
Spondylus shell with turquoise inlay
Dimensions
Overall: 9/16 × 13/16 in. (1.4 × 2.1 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2010.1316
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008), Houston, by at least 1970–until d. 2008 [1] [2] [3]; Estate of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr., 2008–2010; given to MFAH, 2010. [1] Glassell Album # 5, precedes slide dated "JUL 70" [2] Report by Alan R. Sawyer, July, 1970. [3] Examined by Alan R. Sawyer and Heather Lechtman, October, 1971, according to letter dated 8/17/1971.