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Nose ornament/Nose ring

Nose ornament/Nose ring
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Culture/People
probably Tairona (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Seller
Earl Kessler, Non-Indian
Previous owner
Earl Kessler, Non-Indian
Presenter/funding source
Dick Cavett (Richard Alva Cavett), Non-Indian, b. 1936
Date created
AD 500-1600
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Object Name
Nose ornament/Nose ring
Media/Materials
Gold
Techniques
Cast
Catalog Number
24/7422
Barcode
247422.000
Collection History
Collection history unknown; possibly purchased at a local market in Colombia between 1965 and 1968 by Earl Kessler (a Peace Corps volunteer); purchased by MAI from Earl Kessler in 1972 using funds donated by Dick Cavett.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Tairona (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Santa Marta; Santa Marta Municipality; Magdalena Department; Colombia
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