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Earflare

Date:
1st century B.C.–A.D. 7th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Lambayeque (?)
Medium:
Gold, silver
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1176
Not on view
Gabriella Passamonti, Baroness von Schoeler, Lima, Peru, until 1967; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1967, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1967–1978

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