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Male Figurine


Inka, Late Horizon
1450-1540 CE
6.2 cm x 1.8 cm x 1.4 cm (2 7/16 in. x 11/16 in. x 9/16 in.)
gold
PC.B.606

On view


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Additional Images
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Additional Image Obverse, pictured with PC.B.607, PC.B.608
Obverse, pictured with PC.B.607, PC.B.608
Additional Image Reverse
Reverse
Additional Image Reverse, pictured with PC.B.607, PC.B.608
Reverse, pictured with PC.B.607, PC.B.608


Bibliography
Boone, Elizabeth Hill (ED.) 1996 Andean Art at Dumbarton Oaks. Pre-Columbian Art at Dumbarton Oaks; No. 1. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. vol. 1, p. 302-6, pl. 88.

Cummins, Thomas B. 2007 Queros, Aquillas, Uncus, and Chulpas: The Composition of Inka Artistic Expression and Power. In Variations in the Expression of Inka Power: A Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 18 and 19 October 1997, Richard L. Burger, Craig Morris and Ramiro Matos Mendieta, eds., pp. 267-311, Joanne Pillsbury and Jeffrey Quilter, general editor. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., p. 269, fig. 3.

Kelly, Samantha 2001 The Body and Its Manifestation in the Andean World: Corporeality, Simulacrum, and Image. Athanor XIX:43-50. p. 48, fig. 3, cover.

Kolata, Alan L. 2013 Ancient Inca. Case Studies in Early Societies. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge [Eng.]; New York. p. 171, fig. 5.10.

Quilter, Jeffrey 2005 Treasures of the Andes: The Glories of Inca and Pre-Columbian South America. Duncan Baird, London. p. 196.

Stuart, George E. 2003 Ancient Pioneers: The First Americans. National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., p. 1.



Exhibition History
"Lasting Impressions: Body Art in the Ancient Americas" , Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, 10/1/2011 - 3/4/2012.


Acquisition History
Purchased from the Textile Museum, Washington DC, by Dumbarton Oaks, 1979.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.


Anthropomorphic | Inca