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Mosaic figure
Mosaic figure
Date:
A.D. 700–900
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Bitumen, Spondylus Shell, Mother-of-pearl, Saltwater Clam, Jadeite, Bone, Hammered Silver
Dimensions:
8.9 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm (3 1/2 x 3 x 1 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Huari Culture
Accession Number:
1989.4
Acquisition Date:
1989-03-23
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Unrestricted Art Endowment Fund, Mrs. Paul L. Wattis, Mr. and Mrs. J. Alec Merriam, Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Parker III, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Seligman Jr., Mr. and Mrs. James J. Ludwig, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Kingsley, Professor James H. Morrow and Emily Rose Morrow, David Mayer, and the Ellen and Klaus Werner Fund in honor of Ian White

shell mosaic depicting dignitary wearing regalia, earspools, and tunic

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