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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Raptorial Bird Pendant

1000–400 B.C.

Incised stone, cinnabar, turquoise and shell inlay

2.22 × 4.45 cm (7/8 × 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.14
Geography: 
Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Chavín Culture
Period: 
Late Initial Period to Early Horizon
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Erik Jacobsen Collection, to 2017; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.