Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Peru - Metal Tweezers
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Metal Tweezers
Type of Object: Tool
Material: Metal
Measurements: Various
Date or Period: Pre-Columbian
Maker: Pre-Columbian
Designated List Category: IIW Metal Tweezers
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:
Tweezers are made in one piece, with two identical ends and a flexed central handle. They are of varied shapes, including triangular, trapezoidal, and ovaloid. The middle of the handle may have a hold so the tweezers can be suspended from a cord.
Keywords:
bronze, copper, gold, metal, Pre-Columbian Metals, tool, tweezers,

 


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