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Staff

Staff
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Culture/People
probably Chimú (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
José A. Gayoso (José Galloso), Non-Indian, 1898-1970
Seller
José A. Gayoso (José Galloso), Non-Indian, 1898-1970
Date created
AD 800-1400
Object Type
Personal items
Object Name
Staff
Media/Materials
Gold, wood, gold nails
Techniques
Hammered, carved, nailed, perforated
Dimensions
59 x 3 cm
Catalog Number
17/8567
Barcode
178567.000
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of José A. Gayoso (1898-1970, a landowner in Chongoyape, Peru, who sidelined in excavating and selling antiquities); purchased by MAI from José Gayoso in 1930.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Chimú (archaeological culture)
Personal items
On View
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Place
Jayanca; Lambayeque Province; Lambayeque Region; Peru