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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Ornament with Deer, Birds, and Sican Lords

A.D. 900–1100

Gold with turquoise

with mount: 7 15/16 × 5 3/4 in. (20.23 × 14.55 cm) without mount: 5 1/8 × 1 3/16 in. (12.95 × 2.99 cm)
Gift of Margaret S. and Linus Travers, B.A. 1958, M.A.T. 1959, from the collection of Arnold F. Strauss, M.D.
2018.71.23
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, North Coast, Lambayeque Culture
Period: 
Middle Horizon to Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Ritual Objects
Provenance: 

ex-collection: Arnold F. Strauss, M.D, 1902 – 1965

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.