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Gold necklace with beads that represent jaguar faces ML100814

Moche style1 AD - 800 AD

Museo Larco

Museo Larco

The dresses and funerary attires of the pre-Columbian Andean elites were adorned with necklaces and other ornaments made ​​of precious metals. These are ornaments with small and delicate parts that have been finely crafted to represent symbolic motifs in detail. In necklaces, pendants, tiaras and bracelets human and divine figures, heads of snakes and felines can be identifies, like on the beads on this necklace. (UH)

Las indumentarias y ajuares funerarios de las élites precolombinas estaban adornados con collares y otros adornos confeccionados en metales preciosos. Si bien se trata de ornamentos con piezas pequeñas y delicadas, están trabajados finamente para representar motivos simbólicos con detalle. En collares, colgajos, diademas y brazaletes podemos identificar personajes humanos y divinos, cabezas de serpientes, y de felinos, como las cuentas de este collar de oro. (UH)

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  • Title: Gold necklace with beads that represent jaguar faces ML100814
  • Creator: Moche style
  • Date Created: 1 AD - 800 AD
  • Location Created: Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru, Peru
  • Título de la obra en español: Collar de oro con cuentas en forma de rostro de felino ML100814
  • Style: Mochica
  • Place Part Of: Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: w175 x h215 x d19 mm (Complete object)
  • More Info: Collection Database Entry - Museo Larco - Museo Larco
  • Type: Necklace
  • Rights: Museo Larco, Museo Larco
  • External Link: Museo Larco
  • Medium: Oro y concha

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