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

A work made of shell.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

c. A.D. 1200

Artist:

Possibly Mixtec
Oaxaca or Guerero, Mexico

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Artist

Mixtec

Title

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

Origin

Guerrero state

Date

1000–1400

Medium

Shell

Dimensions

6.7 x 8.9 cm (2 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf

Reference Number

1973.782

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