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Nose ornament

Date:
390–450
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Moche (Loma Negra)
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 x W. 8 1/2 x D. 7/8 in. (14 x 21.6 x 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Hugh Smith, by exchange, 1970
Accession Number:
1978.412.244
Not on view
[Alan Lapiner, Arts of the Four Quarters, Ltd., New York, until 1970]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1970–1978

King, Heidi, Luis Jaime Castillo Butters, and Paloma Carcedo de Mufarech. Rain of the Moon: Silver in Ancient Peru. New York, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000, Pg. 59, Checklist no. 3.



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