Gold Museum

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Efraín Sánchez Cabra;
  • Publisher: Banco de la República
  • Journal: Boletín Cultural y Bibliográfico (issn: 0006-6184, eissn: 0006-6184)
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  • Subject: Patrimonio | Museo del Oro (Bogotá) | Historia | Adquisiciones patrimoniales | Bibliography. Library science. Information resources | Z

On 22 december 1939, the Banco de la República, the Central Bank of Colombia, purchased a 23.5 centimetres high pre-Columbian gold arte fact weighing 777·7 grams that was to become the Gold M useum's foundation stone. Described as a Quimbaya poporo, it is a masterpiece ... View more
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