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Gold Headband Mask

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Houston Museum of Natural Science

This piece was created by heating a thin plate of gold, and hammering it over a die. It would have been attached to a headband made of cloth, sometimes with valuable feathers woven in, and worn by Political and religious leaders. Nazca, 100 B.C. – 550 A.D.

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