TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Gold ear ornaments, Moche Florescent Epoch (100 AD to 800 AD). Ear ornaments were one of the most significant adornments used to distinguish those individuals in power in Andean societies. This artefact is on display in the Larco Museum, a privately owned museum of pre-Columbian art, located in the Pueblo Libre District of Lima, Peru. It showcases one of the world's largest collections of pre-Columbian art including Moche, Nazca, Chimu, and Inca pieces.
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