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Mask-Like Head of A Man

Moche, Early Intermediate Period
100-800 CE
9.5 cm x 14.5 cm x 4.5 cm (3 3/4 in. x 5 11/16 in. x 1 3/4 in.)

On view


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. 155-6, pl. 34.

Exhibition History
"The Moche of Ancient Peru: Media and Messages", Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge, MA, 10/21/2005 -11/30/2007.

Acquisition History
Purchased from Louis Slavitz, New York (collector), by Dumbarton Oaks, 1970.

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

Anthropomorphic | Moche