Gold nose ornament (right) ML100246

Nasca style1 AD - 800 AD

Museo Larco

Museo Larco

This is a gold nose ring. This ornament is attached to the nostrils, and surrounds the mouth. The extensions resemble the whiskers of the feline which is a sacred animal of ancient Peru. (UH)

Esta es una nariguera de oro. Este adorno se sujeta de las fosas nasales, rodea la boca y tiene extensiones a manera de bigotes de felino, animal sagrado del antiguo Perú. (UH)

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  • Title: Gold nose ornament (right) ML100246
  • Creator: Nasca style
  • Date Created: 1 AD - 800 AD
  • Location Created: Ica, Peru, Peru
  • Título de la obra en español: Nariguera de oro (derecha) ML100246
  • Style: Nasca
  • Place Part Of: Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: w55 x h95 x d1 mm (Complete object)
  • More Info: Collection Database Entry - Museo Larco - Museo Larco
  • Type: Nose ornament
  • Rights: Museo Larco, Museo Larco
  • External Link: Museo Larco
  • Medium: Oro


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