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Breastplate

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gold.

Date:

A.D. 1000/1470

Artist:

Chimú
North coast, Peru

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 136

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Chimú

Title

Breastplate

Place

Peruvian North Coast (Object made in)

Date

1000–1470

Medium

Gold

Dimensions

34.2 × 21.6 cm (13 1/2 × 8 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Antiquarian Society; Mrs. Harold T. Martin and Mrs. H. Allen Vance funds

Reference Number

1978.144

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