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Monkey Finial

c. 800–1470
Overall: 36.9 cm (14 1/2 in.)
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This three-dimensional sculpture constructed of sheet gold may have served as the finial for a staff or baton. It represents a monkey holding a fruit.
Monkey Finial

Monkey Finial

c. 800–1470

Peru, North Coast, Sicán or Chimú, 9th-15th Century

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