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Fragment
Fragment
Date:
600–900
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Dimensions:
7 x 15.2 cm (2 3/4 x 6 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Huari
Accession Number:
1996.173.45
Acquisition Date:
1996-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Erik Jacobsen

elongated crowned head with a long teardrop eye, is shown in profile view and enclosed in a blue/black rectangle, the headdress has a running stepped wave geometric design and three shaped ornaments, glyph-like serpents emerge from the mouth and the back of the head

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