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Bead/beads in the form of human beings  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "800-100 BC"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

Materials:

Spondylus shell/shells

Techniques:

Cut, carved, incised, drilled, inlaid

Dimensions:

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Tembladera

County:

Contumaza Province

State:

Cajamarca Region

Country:

Peru

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Alan C. Lapiner; purchased by MAI in 1968 using funds donated by Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987, New York City physician, philanthropist, and art collector).

Source ID:

NMAI_256636

Catalog Number:

24/1017

Album Name:

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