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Chest ornament/Pectoral  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "AD 900-1500"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

900-1500

Materials:

Bronze

Techniques:

Cast

Dimensions:

19.7 x 15.2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, La Aguada (archaeological culture), Native Americans, Pampas/Patagonia, Pampas/Patagonia (no sub-culture area), South America

Site Name:

Desierto de Atacama (Atacama Desert)

State:

Salta Province

Country:

Argentina

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Captain Theodore Canot (Theophile Conneau, 1804-1860), an Italian-French ship captain, slaver, and sometime pirate; donated to the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1854 when Canot briefly lived there; part of the collections of the Maryland Historical Society until 1946 when it was purchased by MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_221983

Catalog Number:

20/8192

Album Name:

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