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Crown

Object Number:28550
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Feather
Iconography:Human Figure
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1732a - Field No SF

Description

Crown of feathers with human figures worked in them. Of a style distinctive of north coast Chimu. Feathers: Blue-and-yellow Macaw, Scarlet Macaw, and Tanager.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Reina, Ruben E., and Kensinger, Kenneth M. 1991. The Gift of Birds: Featherwork of Native South American Peoples.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 13, fig. 1.25View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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