Marangga Royal Pectoral 10871

Sumba

Gold

19th Century or earlier

11.5 in/29 cm width  139.5 grams

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Maranggas contain a great quantity of gold and could only be owned by a royal family. This piece came from the collection of the late Yuliana, Queen of Rindi. It displays a form that closely resembles gold ornaments dating to the Proto-Classic Period, circa 6th Century.