Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Peru - Metal Nose Ornaments
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Metal Nose Ornaments
Type of Object: Personal Ornament
Material: Metal
Measurements: Various
Date or Period: Pre-Columbian
Maker: Pre-Columbian
Designated List Category: IIR Metal Nose Ornaments
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:
Of varied shapes, nose ornaments can be as simple as a straight tube or as complex as a flat sheet with repousse design. In the upper part, there are two points to attach the ornament to the septum. They may be of gold, silver, or copper or may be made of two metals
Keywords:
gold, jewelry, metal, nose ornament, Pre-Columbian Metals,

 


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