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Culture/People:
probably Nazca (Nasca) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Possible seller:
José A. Gayoso (José Galloso), Non-Indian, 1898-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Human figure
Media/Materials:
Gold
Techniques:
Hammered, repoussé
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Nasca (Nazca) region; Peru
Date created:
AD 200-800
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI in 1930, possibly from José A. Gayoso (1898-1970, a landowner in Chongoyape, Peru, who sidelined in excavating and selling antiquities).
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Catalog Number:
16/9840
Barcode:
169840.000
See related items:
Nazca (Nasca) (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_181864