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Shell, Possibly an Arm Band, Incised with Profile Head Framed by Geometric Motifs (Fragment)

A work made of shell.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of shell.

Date:

c. 1200

Artist:

Possibly Mixtec
Oaxaca or Guerero, Mexico

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Mixtec

Title

Shell, Possibly an Arm Band, Incised with Profile Head Framed by Geometric Motifs (Fragment)

Place

Guerrero state (Object made in)

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1000–1400

Medium

Shell

Dimensions

6.7 × 8.9 cm (2 5/8 × 3 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf

Reference Number

1973.782

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