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Lecture: The Eternal Sea—Luxury Culture in the Ancient Andes

May 22, 2014
Fullerton Hall
Free with museum admission

Joanne Pillsbury, Metropolitan Museum of Art, explores the courtly arts of Chimor—works in gold and silver and also shell, a symbolic material in the ancient Andes.

Ear Ornaments, 400/800. Tiwanaku-Wari; coastal Peru or highland Bolivia. Kate S. Buckingham Endowment, 1955.2543a-b.