Chimú style (900-1470)
Cast copper alloy
Overall: 11.8 x 6.8 cm (4 5/8 x 2 11/16 in.)
The Norweb Collection 1946.229
Many ancient Andean artworks incorporate the element of sound.
Look carefully at this scepter top; the corrosion obscures details, but the scene is interesting.
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