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Crown. Peru: Sican (Lambayeque) 9th-11th century. Hammered gold. In the burial of a high-status Sican lord, archaeologists discovered 1.2 tons of grave goods, including a large treasure box that held more than sixty ornaments of sheet gold. Most were head ornaments.

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Crown. Peru: Sican (Lambayeque) 9th-11th century.  Hammered gold. In the burial of a high-status Sican lord, archaeologists discovered 1.2 tons of grave goods, including a large treasure box that held more than sixty ornaments of sheet gold. Most were head ornaments.