Disk

Disk

850-1460

Silver

Diameter: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.)

Severance and Greta Millikin Trust 2019.166

Location

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This disk could have been attached to a banner or a ceremonial shield.

Description

This disk belongs to a group of more than twenty similar disks pierced for attachment to a backing. The disks fall into four imagery-based groups. Here, each band features two alternating motifs: a human and a bird; a human and a zoomorphic creature; two geometric motifs, one filled with animals and the other with tiny birds; and two birds.

See also
Collection: 
AA - Andes
Department: 
Art of the Americas
Type of artwork: 
Silver
Medium: 
Silver

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