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Nose ornament/Nose ring  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "500 BC-AD 500"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

Materials:

Gold

Techniques:

Hammered, wrought

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Andes, La Tolita (archaeological culture), Native Americans, Northern Andes, South America

Site Name:

La Tolita

County:

Eloy Alfaro Canton

State:

Esmeraldas Province

Island Name:

Isla de la Tola

Country:

Ecuador

Collection History:

Collected or excavated in 1907 during an expedition to Ecuador led by Marshall H. Saville (1867-1935, MAI staff member) and funded by George Gustav Heye and his mother, Marie Antoinette Lawrence Heye (ca. 1841-1915).

Source ID:

NMAI_17628

Catalog Number:

1/6498

Album Name:

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