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  • Culture/People:

    possibly La Tolita (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Nose ornament/Nose ring

  • Date created:

    500 BC-AD 500

  • Place:

    Río Ostiones; Esmeraldas Canton; Esmeraldas Province; Ecuador

  • Media/Materials:

    Gold

  • Techniques:

    Hammered, cut

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected or excavated in 1907 during an expedition to Ecuador led by Marshall H. Saville (1867-1935, MAI staff member) and funded by George Gustav Heye and his mother, Marie Antoinette Lawrence Heye (ca. 1841-1915).

  • Catalog number:

    1/6452

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