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Funerary mask

Funerary mask
Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
probably Chimú (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Date created
AD 1200-1500
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Object Name
Funerary mask
Media/Materials
Gold
Techniques
Hammered, repoussé
Dimensions
22 x 17 x 2 cm
Catalog Number
13/1594
Barcode
131594.000
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1924 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Chimú (archaeological culture)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Peru
Usage