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SICÁN GOLD AND TURQUOISE BEAKER
Of double-foot type composed of a pierced rattle foot embossed with a frieze of curl motifs, with a flaring beaker fitted tightly on top, with four repousse, long-tailded lizards, each inlaid with original turquoise plaques, separated by further rows of indentations inlaid with turquoise roundels, with a raised frieze of curl motifs above.
For the inlay technique of a rattle beaker, see Fondation de l'Hermitage, El Oro del Peru, Lausanne, 1988, no. 124.