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Ear ornament  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "AD 200-800"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

200-800

Materials:

Gold, azurite

Techniques:

Hammered, repousse, cutout, carved, polished

Dimensions:

Cultures:

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

City:

Jayanca

County:

Lambayeque Province

State:

Lambayeque 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_191178

Catalog Number:

17/8561

Album Name:

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