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Ornament from Sitio Conte: Small Plaque, c. 400-500 Panama, Conte style, 5th - 10th century

Ornament from Sitio Conte: Small Plaque

Nose ornaments made of precious metals were worn by the elite in Peru beginning in the middle of the first millennium B.C.; they remained in fashion for over a thousand years, until about 700 A.D. Among the Moche people of the north coast, they were an essential part of royal costume

Nose Ornament with Intertwined Serpents Date: Geography: Peru Culture: Moche (Loma Negra) Medium: Gold, silver, shell Dimensions: H.

Veraguas culture, "Pedestal plate with serpent and reptile-human figure," 600-800; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Roger G. Wolcott Fund, 1993.6

Veraguas culture, "Pedestal plate with serpent and reptile-human figure," Indianapolis Museum of Art, Roger G.

Double Crocodile Pendant [Panama; Macaracas] (1979.206.733) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Double Crocodile Pendant -- Century -- Macaracas Gold & quartz -- Panama -- Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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