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Metalwork

Gold nose ring, Tairona, 1000-1500 AD, 8.2 x 4.6 cm.

Gold nose ring, Tairona, 1000-1500 AD, 8.2 x 4.6 cm.

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Necklace with gold bird-shaped beads, Quimbaya, 500-900 AD, 23.4 cm.

Necklace with gold bird-shaped beads, Quimbaya, 500-900 AD, 23.4 cm.

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Gold diadem with birds figures, Muisca, 600-1600 AD, 15.7 x 23 cm.

Gold diadem with birds figures, Muisca, 600-1600 AD, 15.7 x 23 cm.

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Notice

Material
Metals
Type
Accessories and jewellery
Details
Ornaments of gold, tumbaga (copper and gold) and other alloys, either cast, hammered or welded, with representations of animal, human or plant shapes. They include pendants, hoops or ear ornaments, pectorals, nose rings, necklace beads, cane heads, disks, miniature sculptures, masks, poporos (containers for lime used in chewing coca), needles, spirals and buttons.
Red List
Red List of Colombian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Colombia
Period
Pre-hispanic