Copper Plate Artifact Found at Moche, Peru Excavation (R1/-), from Ryoichi Excavations

Patrick Nagatani, American, 1945 - 2017


negative 1999; print 2001

Chromogenic (Fujicolor Crystal Archive) print


Image: 7 1/16 × 9 3/8 in. (18 × 23.8 cm)

Sheet: 7 15/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.2 × 25.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Scott Osman, Class of 1980



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed and signed, along bottom border, in black ink: COPPER PLATE ARTIFACT FOUND AT MOCHE, PERU EXCAVATION (R1/-) 1986 / 2001 12/30 PATRICK NAGATANI


Scott Osman, New York, New York; given to present collection, 2004.

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