South America, Peru, Vicus

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Description

Ceremonial crown element
Bronze or copper
4 1/2 x 11 x 2" MOUNTED
Copper or bronze ceremonial crown (element) with green surface oxidation resulting from prolonged time in burial grounds; the openwork deocration represents two confronting mythological animals.

Date

600-200 BCE

Creator

South America, Peru, Vicus

Source

From the Collection of André and Elaine Condon

Identifier

2022.002.002

Citation

South America, Peru, Vicus, “South America, Peru, Vicus,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed April 24, 2024, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/16818.