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Ear Ornament

Date:
15th–16th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica
Culture:
Aztec
Medium:
Obsidian
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/8 x Diam. 1 1/8 in. (3.5 x 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1089
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 358
[Everett Rassiga, New York, until 1963]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1963, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1963–1978

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