XX International Congress of Americanists Medal

Object Number: 
INV.5548
Date: 
1922
Medium: 
Copper; paper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/8 in. ( 6.1 cm )
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse depicting shoulder-length portrait of Native American woman within central roundel, facing left, surrounded by ornate border of fruit and flowers with four superimposed circular medallions bearing letters "XX", "C", "I", and "A," clockwise. Reverse depicts large flower at center, surrounded by legend within line border: "XX CONGRESSO-INTERNACIONAL of AMERICANISTAS/RIO DE JANEIRO/1875 BRAZIL 1922."
Credit Line: 
Gift of A. Hrdlicka, 1923
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group