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  • Culture/People:

    probably Milagro (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Nose ornament/Nose ring

  • Date created:

    AD 800-1500

  • Place:

    San Lorenzo; Guaranda Canton; Bolívar Province; Ecuador

  • Media/Materials:

    Gold

  • Techniques:

    Hammered, repoussé

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected or excavated in 1910 during an expedition to Ecuador led by Marshall H. Saville (1867-1935, MAI staff member) and funded by George Gustav Heye.

  • Catalog number:

    3/1635

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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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