- Museum number
Tweezers made of tumbaga by lost-wax casting and decorated in the handle with a human figure wearing a bifurcated headdress and large ear-rings.
- Production date
- 200BC-1200 (?)
Height: 4.50 centimetres
Width: 3 centimetres
Depth: 1 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1958:
Gold ornament in the form of a crested human figure standing on a crescent.
Dredged up from the CAUCA river between POPAYAN and CALLE, COLOMBIA, S. Am.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1978-1979, London, BM, The Gold of El Dorado
1996, London, Museum of Mankind (Room 1), 'Gilded Image'
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number