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Fish-hook made of gold or tumbaga by hammering. Of silvery colour, it has an encrusted surface.
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Height: 1.50 centimetres
Width: 0.50 centimetres
Depth: 0.10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
For metallurgical information see: Meeks, Niegel. 1998. Pre-Hispanic goldwork in the British Museum's collection: Some Recent Technological Studies. Boletin Museo del Oro, No. 44-45, pp 159-182. Bogota: Banco de la Republica.
Dredged up from the CAUCA river between POPAYAN and CALLE, COLOMBIA, S. Am.
Eight of nine found gold audit.
- Not on display
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- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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