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Sicán gold mask, 900-1100 AD, 29 x 54 cm.

Sicán gold mask, 900-1100 AD, 29 x 54 cm.

© Museo Nacional Sicán

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Material
Metals
Type
Accessories and jewellery
Details
Stylized face of sheet metal. Typically they have almond-shaped eyes and attached or hanging elements. They may retain traces of red pigment.
Red List
Red List of Peruvian Antiquities at Risk
Countries
Peru
Period
Pre-Columbian