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Ornaments- Ear

Moche ear ornaments, 1st-7th cent. AD, 12.7 x 4.0 cm.

Moche ear ornaments, 1st-7th cent. AD, 12.7 x 4.0 cm.

© Museo Larco

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Material
Metals | Semi-precious stones
Type
Accessories and jewellery
Details
Ornaments designed to be worn through the ear lobes, made of gold, silver and copper. They may have inlaid semi-precious stones.
Red List
Red List of Peruvian Antiquities at Risk
Countries
Peru
Period
Pre-Columbian