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Head Lime Container

Date:
6th–9th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Wari
Medium:
Shell (spondylus), sheet gold, green, blue inlays, wood, yarn
Dimensions:
H. 1 5/8 x W. 1 x D. 7/8 in. (4.1 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Containers
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.620
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[Allan Alperton, Amityville, N.Y.,until 1957]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1957, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1978

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