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Fragment of a Jar in the Form of a Human Head, Possibly Deceased, Wearing a Nosering

A work made of ceramic, pigment, and gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of ceramic, pigment, and gold.

Date:

100 B.C./A.D. 500

Artist:

Moche
North coast, Peru

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Moche

Title

Fragment of a Jar in the Form of a Human Head, Possibly Deceased, Wearing a Nosering

Place

Peruvian North Coast (Object made in)

Date

Made 100 BCE–500 CE

Medium

Ceramic, pigment, and gold

Dimensions

24.1 × 13.7 × 21 cm (9 1/2 × 5 3/8 × 8 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Nathan Cummings

Reference Number

1957.598

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