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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.1072.A
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Ear Plug with Relief Decorations
Classification
Jewelry
Work Type
jewelry
Date
1300-1438
Places
Creation Place: South America, Peru
Culture
Pre-Columbian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291558
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold, silver and copper alloy
Dimensions
13.02 x 13.97 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.1072.A
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Chinese Sculpture, Bronzes, Jades, Paintings and Drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art; selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1943), p. 8

George M. A. Hanfmann and Benjamin Rowland, "Ancient Arts at the Fogg Museum", Archaeology (Autumn 1954), vol. 7, no. 3, p. 130, p. 137, repr.

Dorothy W. Gillerman, ed., Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, 1969), no. 127, pp. 198-199, fig. 127

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 3, p. 13, repr.

Exhibition History

Chinese sculpture, bronzes, jades, paintings and drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art : selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/01/1943 - 02/28/1944

Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/23/1969 - 03/31/1969

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