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Ornament

Ornament
Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
probably Moche (Mochica) (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 200-800
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Object Name
Ornament
Media/Materials
Gold, gold wire
Techniques
Hammered, perforated, repoussé, bent
Dimensions
16 x 12 cm
Catalog Number
18/6602
Barcode
186602.000
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); lent to MAI by José Gayoso in 1931; purchased by MAI from José Gayoso in 1934.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Moche (Mochica) (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
On View
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Place
Lambayeque Region; Peru