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Headdress Ornament

Date:
3rd–6th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Moche
Medium:
Gold, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 9 x W. 10 1/2 in. (22.9 x 26.7 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1151
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
CDO Collection, Zurich, until 1964; (Galerie Koller, Zurich, November 23, 1964, no. 155); [Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York,1964–1965]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1965, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

Newton, Douglas, Julie Jones, and Kate Ezra. The Pacific Islands, Africa, and the Americas. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987.

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 12.



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