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Human effigy pendant

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Pendant cast in the form of a human male figure holding two large circles of thin flat gold.

Provenance

With Walter Channing Wyman, Chicago(?), by 1924; to MFA, June 1924, purchased together with 24.337 for a total price of $800.00.

Credit Line

Charles Augustus Vialle Fund

Moche, A.D. 50–800

Object Place

North Coast, Perú

Dimensions

6.35 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.336

Medium or Technique

Gold alloy

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants