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Nose Ring

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Artist Unknown (Venada Beach)

Date

7th-12th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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: Twelve Pre-Columbian Gold Objects
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Red shell and gold
Size: 1 7/8 in. (4.76 cm) (Diam.)
Creation Place: South America, Venada Beach
Culture: South America, Venada Beach
Style: 7th-12th century, Pre-Columbian
Physical Description: Nose ring of red (orange) shell tipped with beaten gold. From a Venada Beach Burial
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 53.2.11
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009