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Ear ornament with sun image  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "AD 100-600"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

100-600

Materials:

Gold

Techniques:

Hammered, repousse, perforated

Dimensions:

16 x 14 cm

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Nasca (Nazca) region

Country:

Peru

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Jose A. Gayoso (b. ca. 1898, a landowner in Chongoyape, Peru, who sidelined in excavating and selling antiquities); purchased by MAI in 1931.

Source ID:

NMAI_191574

Catalog Number:

17/8847

Album Name:

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