• Culture/People:

    probably Inka (Inca) (archaeological) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Female figure

  • Date created:

    AD 1470-1532

  • Place:

    Coast; Peru

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  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased for MAI in Panama by Dr. Edwin G. Dexter (1868-ca. 1940, a professor of education and commissioner of education for Puerto Rico) in 1916.

  • Dimensions:

    9 x 7 x 24 cm

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the 1491 section in the "Our Peoples" gallery on the 4th floor

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