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Pair of Earflares. Peru, Moche. 3rd-7th century. Hammered gold, turuoise, sodalite and shell inlay. Large circular ear ornaments were popular personal adornments of prominent ancient Peruvian lords and a symbol of their status and wealth.

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Pair of Earflares.  Peru, Moche.  3rd-7th century.  Hammered gold, turuoise, sodalite and shell inlay.  Large circular ear ornaments were popular personal adornments of prominent ancient Peruvian lords and a symbol of their status and wealth.