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Nose Ornament with Shrimp

Date:
390–450
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Moche (Loma Negra)
Medium:
Gold, silver, stone
Dimensions:
H. 4 7/8 x W. 7 1/2 x D. 1/8 in. (12.4 x 19.1 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1236
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

Lapiner, Alan C. Pre-Columbian Art of South America. New York: H. N. Abrams, 1976, p. 160, pl. 391.

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, 2, 30-1.



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