Balance-Beam Scale with Cut-Out Bird and Step Motifs

A work made of bone with pigment.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bone with pigment.

Date:

A.D. 500/1400

Artist:

Possibly Nazca or Ica
South coast, Peru

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Artist

Ica

Title

Balance-Beam Scale with Cut-Out Bird and Step Motifs

Origin

Peru

Date

500 AD–1400

Medium

Bone with pigment

Inscriptions

marked Ica, marked Nazca,

Dimensions

14.1 x 2.4 cm (5 9/16 x 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Buckingham Fund

Reference Number

1955.2579e

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