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Llama effigy

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Cast and hammered silver alloy male llama effigy.

Provenance

Sold, Important Pre-Columbian Art, Sotheby's New York, 12-13 May 1983, no. 152, to Landon T. Clay, Boston, Massachusetts; to MFA, June 1995, gift of Landon T. Clay.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Inka, Late Horizon, A.D. 1450–1550

Object Place

Southern Highlands, Peru

Dimensions

4.5 x 1 x 4.5 cm (1 3/4 x 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1995.157

Medium or Technique

Silver alloy

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ritual Objects