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Chimu

Male figurine, 1450 -1532

Gold Leaf pushed and welded
2 3/10 × 3/5 × 3/5 in
5.8 × 1.6 × 1.4 cm
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Exhibition history
Musée du quai Branly
Paris

Collection: Musée du quai Branly, Paris

Inv. 71.1887.130.2

It represents a naked man, his hands …

Collection: Musée du quai Branly, Paris

Inv. 71.1887.130.2

It represents a naked man, his hands flat on the chest. From her ears hang a long loop corresponding to a customary deformation among the Incas. Her hair is wrapped in a sort of turban. Invoice: the body and head are made ​​of gold foil pushed, rolled and …

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© musée du quai Branly, photo Thierry Ollivier, Michel Urtado
‘Male figurine’, 1450 -1532, Musée du quai Branly
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About the work
Exhibition history
Musée du quai Branly
Paris

Collection: Musée du quai Branly, Paris

Inv. 71.1887.130.2

It represents a naked man, his hands …

Collection: Musée du quai Branly, Paris

Inv. 71.1887.130.2

It represents a naked man, his hands flat on the chest. From her ears hang a long loop corresponding to a customary deformation among the Incas. Her hair is wrapped in a sort of turban. Invoice: the body and head are made ​​of gold foil pushed, rolled and …

Medium
Sculpture
Image rights
© musée du quai Branly, photo Thierry Ollivier, Michel Urtado

Chimu

Male figurine, 1450 -1532

Gold Leaf pushed and welded
2 3/10 × 3/5 × 3/5 in
5.8 × 1.6 × 1.4 cm
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