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Ceremonial Knife in the Form of an Arm

Date:
2nd–6th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Moche
Medium:
Copper, shell
Dimensions:
Height 7-1/4 in.
Classification:
Metal-Implements
Credit Line:
Purchase, Discovery Communications, Inc., 2000
Accession Number:
2001.31
Not on view
Hans Koella, Zurich, Switzerland, acquired by 1975, on loan to Stiftung Altamerikanische Kulturen, Zurich, Switzerland, after early 1980s; (Sotheby's, New York, November 20, 2000, no. 350)

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