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Necklace of human figures  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "AD 200-800"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

200-800

Materials:

Gold, tree pitch/gum

Techniques:

Repousse, hammered, soldered, strung

Dimensions:

47 x 3 cm

Cultures:

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

City:

Chiclayo

County:

Chiclayo Province

State:

Lambayeque Region

Country:

Peru

Collection History:

Collection history unknown, but said to have been purchased in Lima, Peru, in 1939; formerly in the collection of Alan K. Gage (1917-2009) and his wife Elaine Tepper Gage (ca. 1918-1971); donated to MAI by Mr. and Mrs. Gage in 1961.

Source ID:

NMAI_245160

Catalog Number:

23/175

Album Name:

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