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Disk :  Coclé, Period V   700-1000 CE

The Dumbarton Oaks Museum Collection comprises more than objects, the highlights of which are currently accessible online.

Inca ceremonial jewelry and headdress on display at the Larco Archaeological Museum in Lima, Peru

Inca ceremonial jewelry and headdress on display at the Larco Archaeological Museum in Lima, Peru - compare to Scythian gold wear shapes - conical golden headdress and necklace orbs as discovered in many graves

In the Mayan culture jewelry was an important aspect to royal dress, and an important measure part of social class. Pendants shaped like animals were especially popular, as was the Mayan headdresses which was an important sign of power. Mayan masks were made from gold, obsidian, stone, wood, and even shell, which would be inlayed, or encrusted with tiny pieces of jade arranged in a mosaic pattern.

In the Mayan culture jewelry was an important aspect to royal dress, and an…

Inca Art - Art 1: Prehistoric Art through Ancient Roman Art - CF Library at College of Central Florida

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Earflare  Date:     14th–15th century Geography:     Peru Culture:     Chimú Medium:     Silver, gold

Earflare Date: century Geography: Peru Culture: Chimú Medium: Silver…

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