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Artist
Unknown culture
Title
Ornament of a Bird Holding a Human Head (one of a pair)
Date
1000 BC–1600 AD
Medium
Spondylus shell inlaid with turquoise
Dimensions
Overall: 2 9/16 × 2 5/16 × 7/16 in. (6.5 × 5.8 × 1.1 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2010.1384.2
Classification
Sculpture
Provenance

Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008), Houston, until d. 2008; Estate of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr., 2008–2010; given to MFAH, 2010.