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  • Culture/People:

    possibly Moche (Mochica) (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Nose ornament/Nose ring

  • Date created:

    AD 1-800

  • Place:

    North Coast; Peru

  • Media/Materials:

    Gold

  • Techniques:

    Hammered, cut

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1926.

  • Dimensions:

    5.5 x 2.5 x 0.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    15/888

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the 1491 section in the "Our Peoples" gallery on the 4th floor

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