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Tweezers in the Shape of a Bird

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gold.

Date:

Probably A.D. 1000/1400

Artist:

Probably Chimú
North coast, Peru

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Chimú

Title

Tweezers in the Shape of a Bird

Origin

Peru

Date

Made 1000–1400

Medium

Gold

Dimensions

L. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.2601b

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