Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed

Photo courtesy of Irving Arts Center

The Irving Arts Center, in partnership with National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C, will present Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed, a remarkable collection of ancient gold and silver artifacts excavated from Peru’s legendary royal tombs.

Peruvian Gold showcases extraordinary objects from Peru’s pre-Inca heritage, including gold ceremonial and funerary masks, textiles, ceremonial ornaments, ceramics and jewelry. The centerpiece of the exhibition will be El Tocado, the largest and most ornate pre-Columbian headdress ever discovered. The extraordinary gold headdress dates from the Middle Sican period (A.D. 900-1100). This exhibition will be is first time it has been on display in the United States since it was unearthed in 1991.



Irving Arts Center
3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75062


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