Pre-Columbian Art / Diquis Gold Pendant of a Double-Headed Sea Horse - FJ.6321, Origin: Costa Rican/Panamanian Border Area, Circa: 500 AD to 1550 AD
Pre-Columbian Gold Jaguar, ca. 600-1000 A.D. dragon-like with squirrel tail/ salamander
An Aztec/Mexica gold pendant from the tomb of Ahuizotl, Tenochtitlan (modern Mexico City), Mexico. Ahuizotl became king in the year 7 Rabbit (1486) and became the greatest known military leader of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, responsible for much of the expansion of the Mexica domain.
Flying-Fish Pendant [Colombia, Rio Magdalena river; Tolima (?)] 1991.419.26 | [10th–15th century (?)] | Height 2-1/4 | Metropolitan Museum of Art
Pre-Colombian gold shark from Costa-Rica
Pectoral in Tumbaga, Tumbaga was the name given by Spaniards to a non-specific alloy of gold and copper which they found in widespread use in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica
Colombia | Necklace from the Tairona culture (with Sinu style pendant); gold, green hardstone | ca. 300 - 1600 AD || This has probably been recently restrung, using the old elements
Gold Bees from Eastern Greece, 7thc BC, Nasher Duke Museum, NC