Funerary mask

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Culture/People
probably Chimú (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Funerary mask
Media/Materials
Gold
Techniques
Hammered, repoussé
Dimensions
18.50 x 16 x 25 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Peru
Date created
AD 1200-1500
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1924 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
13/1593
Barcode
131593.000
See related items
Chimú (archaeological culture)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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