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Mochica Gold Nose Ornament - PF.1017
Origin: Peru
Circa: 100 AD to 500 AD
Dimensions: 6.125" (15.6cm) high
Collection: Pre-Columbian
Medium: Gold

Additional Information: sold , iva
Location: United States
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Since the dawn of time, the jewelry with which a person adorns himself has been a barometer of social status and rank. It is easy to imagine that the individual who wore this elegantly simple crescent of gold in ancient Peru was a tribal chief or a warrior of renown. We can picture him-- majestic, mysterious, a little aloof-- a man given stature by this golden armor for the face. - (PF.1017)


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