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Moche Sheet silver and Sodalite Burial mask

Moche Sheet silver and Sodalite Burial mask


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1324033
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C.300AD Moche Pre Columbian sheet silver and sodalite burial mask with an owl bead necklace and sodalite inset ear flairs. The back retains full burial deposits including cinnabar, size H 18.9 cm W 23.7cm D 6.3cm The mask comes from the Lashaw collection formed in the 1960s-1970s and through the Collins Gallery in the mid 90s. Rfx tested mask silver 94.52% copper 5.48% one owl bead silver 96.6% copper 2.55% gold .85% authenticated with report from Orinda Labs.