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MawM0068-090.jp2
Tweezers : spherical pi...
MawM0068
Title
Tweezers : spherical pinchers.
Description
Tweezers were very common in the Central South American Andes, but not in Mesoamerica. The elite Tarascans wore tweezers as a pendant. They probably were more than an object to remove facial hair. The tweezers were more like badge of office or status.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Metal sculpture--Mexico, Art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1200
MawM0068-180.jp2
Tweezers : spherical pi...
MawM0068
Title
Tweezers : spherical pinchers.
Description
Tweezers were very common in the Central South American Andes, but not in Mesoamerica. The elite Tarascans wore tweezers as a pendant. They probably were more than an object to remove facial hair. The tweezers were more like badge of office or status.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Metal sculpture--Mexico, Art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1200
MawM0068-270.jp2
Tweezers : spherical pi...
MawM0068
Title
Tweezers : spherical pinchers.
Description
Tweezers were very common in the Central South American Andes, but not in Mesoamerica. The elite Tarascans wore tweezers as a pendant. They probably were more than an object to remove facial hair. The tweezers were more like badge of office or status.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Metal sculpture--Mexico, Art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1200
MawM0068-000.jp2
Tweezers : spherical pi...
MawM0068
Title
Tweezers : spherical pinchers.
Description
Tweezers were very common in the Central South American Andes, but not in Mesoamerica. The elite Tarascans wore tweezers as a pendant. They probably were more than an object to remove facial hair. The tweezers were more like badge of office or status.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Metal sculpture--Mexico, Art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1200
MawM0069-000.jp2
Tweezers, crescent pinc...
MawM0069
Title
Tweezers, crescent pinchers : plain.
Description
Tweezers were formed from a single sheet of copper and folded over at the top. The mirror images joined in the middle had to be formed or cut out of a sheet of copper. The crescent-shape ends were hammered convex before folding.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Metal sculpture--Mexico, Art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1201
MawM0069-090.jp2
Tweezers, crescent pinc...
MawM0069
Title
Tweezers, crescent pinchers : plain.
Description
Tweezers were formed from a single sheet of copper and folded over at the top. The mirror images joined in the middle had to be formed or cut out of a sheet of copper. The crescent-shape ends were hammered convex before folding.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Metal sculpture--Mexico, Art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1201
MawM0069-180.jp2
Tweezers, crescent pinc...
MawM0069
Title
Tweezers, crescent pinchers : plain.
Description
Tweezers were formed from a single sheet of copper and folded over at the top. The mirror images joined in the middle had to be formed or cut out of a sheet of copper. The crescent-shape ends were hammered convex before folding.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Metal sculpture--Mexico, Art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1201
MawM0069-270.jp2
Tweezers, crescent pinc...
MawM0069
Title
Tweezers, crescent pinchers : plain.
Description
Tweezers were formed from a single sheet of copper and folded over at the top. The mirror images joined in the middle had to be formed or cut out of a sheet of copper. The crescent-shape ends were hammered convex before folding.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Metal sculpture--Mexico, Art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1201
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