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Pre-Columbian Tairona Gold Chest Ornament
- This stunning Tairona gold ornament is an extraordinary relic Pre-Columbian culture
- Tairona goldwork is renowned for both its masterful casting and its exquisite detail
- Gold pieces such as this served as important symbols of rank and power in Tairona culture
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The Tairona civilization of the Sierra. . .
The Tairona civilization of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta region in northern Colombia is renowned for producing some of the grandest and most complex gold objects ever made. Examples of goldwork from this region include pendants, nose ornaments, lip plugs, necklaces, and earrings. Gold and stone pieces such as this served as important symbols of rank and power in Tairona culture.
4 1/4" high