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Nose Ornament, Turbaned Head

Date:
390–450
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Moche (Loma Negra)
Medium:
Gold-partially silvered, silver
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/8 x W. 7 1/2 x D. 1/4 in. (13 x 19.1 x 0.6 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1223
Not on view
[Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, until 1969]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1969, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

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, 31, 14.



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