Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Peru - Silver Tocado (Headdress)
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Silver Tocado (Headdress)
Type of Object: Headdress
Material: Silver
Measurements: Various
Date or Period: Pre-Columbian
Maker: Pre-Columbian
Designated List Category: IIM Metal Tocados (Headdresses)
Date of Import Restriction: 06/11/1997
Photograph: National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology, and History of Peru
Copyright : National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology, and History of Peru
 
Description of Designated List Category Subject to Import Restrictions:
Headdress ornaments which may be simple or complex. They may be made of one part, or may include many pieces. Found in all cultures. They may take the form of crowns, diadems, or small crowns. They may have two stylized feathers to decorate the crown and to hold it to the hair (especially the Chimu examples). Paracas examples generally have rayed appendages, with disks suspended from the ends of the rays.
Keywords:
headdress, metal, Pre-Columbian Metals, silver,

 


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