Balance-Beam Scale with Geometric Cut-out Motifs and String holding Shell Pendants

A work made of bone, string, and shell.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bone, string, and shell.

Date:

A.D. 500/800

Artist:

Possibly Nazca
South coast, Peru

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Artist

Nazca

Title

Balance-Beam Scale with Geometric Cut-out Motifs and String holding Shell Pendants

Origin

Peru

Date

500 AD–800 AD

Medium

Bone, string, and shell

Dimensions

9.7 x 2 cm (3 13/16 x 3/4) (scale only)

Credit Line

Buckingham Fund

Reference Number

1955.2579g

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