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Artist
Chimú
Title
Funerary Mask
Date
1100–1450 AD
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
Overall: 5 1/4 × 7 3/8 × 1 in. (13.4 × 18.7 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2010.430
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

(Probably John Wise, Dallas, before 1967); Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Collection, Houston, since at least 1967 [Glassell slide dated December, 1967] [Glassell Album #4, slide dated "DEC 67"]; Glassell index card indicates provenance "Hacienda Ocucaje 30 klm south, Ica southland of Peru."; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2010, 2010.430