Ear Ornament

Ear Ornament

c. 800-1370

Hammered and embossed gold alloy

Overall: 4.2 x 4.2 cm (1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

The Norweb Collection 1950.413

Fun Fact

The hammered gold alloy in this earplug shows the skill of ancient Peruvian metalsmiths.

See also
Collection: 
AA - Andes
Department: 
Art of the Americas
Type of artwork: 
Metalwork
Credit line: 
The Norweb Collection

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