Headdress ornament

CULTURE:
Nazca
DATE:
300 BCE–400 CE
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Fun Facts

  • This headdress ornament was featured in the World of Ancient Gold exhibit at the New York's World's Fair, Travel and Transportation Pavilion (April 22-October 18, 1964).

  • In his 1976 report, Junius B. Bird, curator emeritus of South American archaeology at the American Museum of Natural History, notes: "J8 Nazca headdress ornament simple version of preceding 5 snakes on top, 4 on each side. 6 1/4" x 5"."