Pre-Columbian Art

Serpent-Labret-with-Articulated-Tongue-Aztec-Mexico_200-x-200_secondLuxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART. The exhibition Golden Kingdoms present a new understanding of ancient American art and culture, showcasing more than 300 objects drawn from more than 50 museums in 12 countries. Spectacular works of art from recent archaeological excavations—crowns, pectorals, pendants, necklaces, ear and nose ornaments, labrets, masks, mantles, goblets, vases, stelas, bells, painted books, and more—that have rarely, if ever, left their country of origin…READ MORE