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Artist
Wari (Huari)
Title
Necklace with pendants in the form of bird heads
Date
650–900 AD
Medium
Shell inlaid with turquoise, pyrite, spondylus shell, and mother of pearl
Dimensions
Overall: 9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm) Other (each bead): 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2010.462
Classification
Jewelry & Adornment
Provenance

(Lot #107 in Sotheby's African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art Auction, May 9, 2006); Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Collection, Houston; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2010, 2010.462