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    Moche Silver Bead Collar

    Moche
    C. 400 AD
    Silver
    12" Wide x 5" Tall

    The neck covering is comprised of 64 small hollow rectangles, each made of two soldered together pieces and pierced for attachment, measuring approximately ¾" by ½". The pieces are all in excellent condition, a few at the top having small silver loops, probably to attach to a textile backing. Depictions of Moche people and deities wearing such ornamental collars are prevalent on pottery, though scarce to see a collection kept together such as this.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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