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TAIRONA culture

TAIRONA culture


Artist's cultural association:
TAIRONA culture
Magdalena , Colombia
Lip ornament or labret (tembeta), with zoomorphic head (one of six objects) (c.1200-1500 AD) Place made: Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, gold

Dimensions: 2.5 h x 5.7 w x 2.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.621.4