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Golden Fox Head

unknown1st century - 3rd century

Linden-Museum Stuttgart

Linden-Museum Stuttgart

This fox head made of gilded copper comes from one of the most important sacred sites of the Moche civilization, the Huaca de la Luna on the North coast of Peru. It was probably attached to a fur and worn as headgear.

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  • Title: Golden Fox Head
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1st century - 3rd century
  • Physical Dimensions: w15.5 x d16 cm
  • From the early stages of the Moche civilization.: Peru
  • Provenance: Linden-Museum
  • Type: Mask or Headdress Attachment
  • Rights: Linden-Museum, Foto: Anatol Dreyer

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