Possibly Chiriquí. <em>Pendant in the Form of a Spider</em>, 1000-1500. Gold, 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (9.5 x 8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Alfred W. Jenkins Fund, 35.234. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.234_PS1.jpg)

Pendant in the Form of a Spider


Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (9.5 x 8 cm)


Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The Americas’ First Peoples, 4000 B.C.E.–1521 C.E.


Accession Number: 35.234

Image: 35.234_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gold pendant in the form of a spider with a large bell as the spider's abdomen. The spider appears to hold a double-headed snake. The bell is decorated with two animal heads and what might be a flower with three petals. Condition: good.

Brooklyn Museum