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Amulet

Cajamarca peoples


Object Place: South America, Peru

Dimensions

3.2 x 2.8 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.491

Medium or Technique

Ivory; bone

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Amulets

Open-work figures of Virgin and child on obverse; gold chain, red robe; white dress with red and green spots; on reverse is a male saint with gold halo, gray monk’s robe and cloak; green cross. Wax.

Credit Line

Gift of Nathan Appleton