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Ornaments- Nose

Moche nose ornament, 1st-7th cent. AD, 3.4 x 12.7 cm.

Moche nose ornament, 1st-7th cent. AD, 3.4 x 12.7 cm.

© Museo Larco

Notice

Material
Metals | Semi-precious stones
Type
Accessories, jewellery and seals | Religious and ceremonial objects
Details
Objects with two hooks to hold them between the nostrils. They may have inlaid semi-precious stones.
Red List
Red List of Peruvian Antiquities at Risk
Countries
Peru
Period
Pre-Columbian