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Warrior Figure

Date:
390–450
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Moche (Loma Negra)
Medium:
Gilded copper, shell
Dimensions:
Length 4-3/4 in. (12 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of Jane Costello Goldberg, from the Collection of Arnold I. Goldberg, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.459.32
Not on view
Juan Luis Pereira, until 1969; Arnold I. Goldberg, New York, from 1969; Jane Costello Goldberg, New York, until 1981

Disselhoff, Hans-Dietrich. "Metallschmuck aus der Loma Negra, Vicus (Nord-Peru)." Antike Welt vol. 3 (1972), pp. 43–53.

Jones, Julie. "Mochica Works of Art in Metal: A Review." In Pre-Columbian Metallurgy of South America, edited by Elizabeth P. Benson. Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1979.

Lechtman, Heather, Antonieta Erling, and Edward J. Barry Jr. "New Perspectives on Moche Metallurgy; Techniques of Gilding Copper at Loma Negra, Northern Peru." American Antiquity vol. 47 (1982).



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