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Ear Ornaments

A work made of shell, stone, silver, and copper.
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  • A work made of shell, stone, silver, and copper.

Date:

A.D. 400/800

Artist:

Tiwanaku-Wari
Coastal Peru or highland Bolivia

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 136

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Tiwanaku

Title

Ear Ornaments

Origin

Peru

Date

400 CE–800 CE

Medium

Shell, stone, silver, and copper

Dimensions

Diam. 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.2543a-b

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