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Pre-Columbian Americas
Tairona culture, Nahuange, Colombia
Ornament in the Form of a Caiman
A.D. 1000–1530
Triton shell
Raymond and Laura Wielgus Collection
Indiana University Art Museum, 78.11.3

 
Pre-Columbian Americas
Paracas culture, Teojate (Juan Pablo), Ica Valley, Peru
Double-Spout-and-Bridge Vessel
Paracas VII, 600–300 B.C.
Clay, pigment
Raymond and Laura Wielgus Collection
Indiana University Art Museum, 90.70, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wardwell
 
Pre-Columbian Americas
Moche culture, Peru
Ceremonial Digging Stick
A.D. 400–800
Wood, copper, resin
Raymond and Laura Wielgus Collection
Indiana University Art Museum, 99.1
 
Pre-Columbian Americas
Moche culture, Peru
Headdress Element in the Form of a Fox Head
A.D. 400–800
Copper, silver wash, shell
Raymond and Laura Wielgus Collection
Indiana University Art Museum, 2003.1
 
Pre-Columbian Americas
Moche or Chimú culture, Peru
Finial in the Form of a Bird
A.D. 400–1000
Copper, shell
Raymond and Laura Wielgus Collection
Indiana University Art Museum, 94.222
 

Pre-Columbian Americas
Huari/Tiwanaku culture, Peru
Lime Container
ca. A.D. 800
Wood, stone, shell, bone, reed
Raymond and Laura Wielgus Collection
Indiana University Art Museum, 2010.50
 
Pre-Columbian Americas
Sicán culture, Lambayeque Valley, Peru
Earspool
A.D. 900–1375
Gold
Raymond and Laura Wielgus Collection
Indiana University Art Museum, 2010.48
 
Pre-Columbian Americas
Lambayeque Valley, Peru
Whistling Jar with Bridged Spout
A.D. 800–1200
Clay, slip
Raymond and Laura Wielgus Collection
Indiana University Art Museum, 75.99.3
   
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