Tumi (Ceremonial Knife) in the Form of a Sican Lord

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Title

Tumi (Ceremonial Knife) in the Form of a Sican Lord

Date

1050 - 1100 AD

Context

Late Intermediate Period, Middle Sican
South America, Central Andes, North Coast
Lambayeque (Sican)

Medium/Dimensions

Bronze (copper-arsenic) alloy
11 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (29.2 x 16.5 cm)

Object Number

1994.018.033

Credit Line

Gift of Cora W. and Laurence C. Witten II

Exhibits/Publications

Tears of the Moon: Ancient American Precious Metals from the Permanent Collection, Michael C. Carlos Museum, October 16, 1996 - October 16, 1998|
MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, September 2002 - June 2012|
MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, February 9, 2013 - Present
Rebecca Stone-Miller, Seeing With New Eyes: Highlights of the Michael C. Carlos Museum Collection of Art of the Ancient Americas (Atlanta: Michael C. Carlos Museum, 2002), 201-02, figure 463.|
Laura M. Wingfield, "Greenstone Axe to Gold Eagle Pendant: The Sex Change of Costa Rica's Symbol of National Pride," in Dressing the Part: Power, Dress, Gender, and Representation in the Pre-Columbian Americas, ed. Sarahh E.M. Scher and Billie J.A. Follensbee (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017), 354, figure 9.14b.

Rights

© Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University. Photo by Michael McKelvey.
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On View

Yes

Citation

“Tumi (Ceremonial Knife) in the Form of a Sican Lord,” Michael C. Carlos Museum Collections Online, accessed June 22, 2018, http://carlos.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/8619.

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