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Headband  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "800-200 BC"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

Materials:

Gold

Techniques:

Hammered, repousse

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Andes, Central Andes, Cupisnique (archaeological culture), Native Americans, South America

Site Name:

Hacienda Almendral

City:

Chongoyape

County:

Chiclayo Province

State:

Lambayeque Region

Country:

Peru

Collection History:

Excavated by Jose A. Gayoso (b. ca. 1898, a landowner in Chongoyape, Peru, who sidelined in excavating and selling antiquities) and his brother on their property circa 1925; purchased by MAI in 1928.

Source ID:

NMAI_173813

Catalog Number:

16/1972

Album Name:

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