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Nose Ornament

Date:
1st–5th century
Geography:
Colombia or Ecuador
Culture:
Tolita-Tumaco
Medium:
Gold, silver
Dimensions:
H.1 7/8 x W. 3 in. (4.8 x 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Bronze
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1136
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, until 1965]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1965, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 18.

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