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Artist
Tairona
Title
Pair of Hollow Circular Ear or Nose Ornaments
Date
500–1550 AD
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
2010.732: 1/4 × 1 1/8 diameter in. (0.6 × 2.8 cm) 2010.733: 1/4 × 15/16 diameter in. (0.6 × 2.4 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
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Accession Number
2010.732-2010.733
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

Private collection; [Sotheby's, New York, May 17, 1993, lot 252]; purchased by Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008), Houston, 1993–2008; Estate of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr., 2008–2010; given to MFAH, 2010.