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Artist
Moche
Title
Pendant Depicting a Deity with the Body of a Stingray and the Head of a Human with Fangs
Date
100–800 AD
Medium
Gold inlaid with turquoise and shell
Dimensions
Overall: 3 7/8 × 2 9/16 × 3 7/16 in. (9.8 × 6.5 × 8.7 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
The Caroline Wiess Law Building
212M JONES GALLERIES
Accession Number
2010.1283
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

[Sotheby's, New York, November 15, 1994, lot 10]; purchased by Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008), Houston, November 15, 1994–until d. 2008 [1]; Estate of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr., 2008–2010; given to MFAH, 2010. [1] Robert Sonin report dated, 1994.