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Carving of a Man and a Feline


Moche, Early Intermediate Period
100-800 CE
4 cm x 3.4 cm x 5.9 cm (1 9/16 in. x 1 5/16 in. x 2 5/16 in.)
turquoise with mother of pearl inlays
PC.B.534

On view


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Bibliography
Benson, Elizabeth P. 1969 Supplement to the Handbook of the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D. C., cat. 458.

Benson, Elizabeth P. 1972 The Mochica: A Culture of Peru. Art and Civilization of Indian America. Praeger, New York. pl. III.

Benson, Elizabeth P. 1974 A Man and a Feline in Mochica Art. Studies in Pre-Columbian Art & Archaeology; No. 14. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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. 142, pl. 29.




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
Gift to Dumbarton Oaks by Mrs. Mildred Bliss, 1963.

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


Felines | Moche