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Female Figurine

A work made of whale tooth with shell inlays.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of whale tooth with shell inlays.

Date:

350–500 CE

Artist:

Nazca
South coast, Peru

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 136

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Nazca

Title

Female Figurine

Place

Peru (Object made in)

Date

350 CE–500 CE

Medium

Whale tooth with shell inlays

Dimensions

H. 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.2575

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