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Seven Matched Hollow Gold Jaguars from Peru’s Early Horizon

Heather Lechtman; Lee A. Parsons; William J. Young

Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series

Art, Art History, Archaeology, Pre-Columbian Studies

This is a technological study of seven hollow gold jaguars manufactured in the same workshop by one goldsmith or by a group of supervised craftsmen, and includes a discussion of the joining techniques used in assembling the twelve individual pieces that make up each jaguar.

Studies in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology, Number 16

 

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