Earspool

Earspool

300 BC-AD 500
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica
ear spool
Fashioned from serpentine, these earspools were formed using a combination of drilling, sawing, carving, and polishing techniques.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1994.677A-B
. Earspool. 300 BC-AD 500. Fashioned from serpentine, these earspools were formed using a combination of drilling, sawing, carving, and polishing techniques.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1994.677A-B.
This object is currently on view
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Exhibition History
  • "Pre-Columbian Art of Costa Rica: From the Collection of Jan and Frederick R. Mayer." Clara A. Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, February (?)-March 4, 1977. (Traveled to: Maxwell Museum, Albuquerque, NM, October 12, 1977-May 30, 1978).

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