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Topic: peru

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2016
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2016
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Mace Head
Figure Vessel
Tunic

Tunic

Peru

Figure Vessel
Tunic

Tunic

Peru

Figure Bottle
Nose Ornament
Nose Ornament
Mask

Mask

Peru

Nose Ornament
Bowl

Bowl

Peru

Snuff tablet

Snuff tablet

Snuff inhaled through tubes from small trays or tablets was common in the southern Andes where hallucinogen use was widespread. Wooden snuff trays have a shallow rectangular cavity at one end and human or anima... more

Four-Cornered Hat

Four-Cornered Hat

Peru or Bolivia

Bird Ornament
Beaker

Beaker

Peru

Plume

Plume

Peru

Gold Chisel

Gold Chisel

Peru (?)

Tapestry Fragment

Tapestry Fragment

Peru, La Leche River

Woven Fragment

Woven Fragment

Peru, La Leche River

Crown

Crown

Peru

Beaker

Beaker

Peru

Tapestry Fragment

Tapestry Fragment

Peru, La Leche River

Tapestry Fragment with Plumed Figure
Plume

Plume

Peru

Band Fragment with Tufts

Band Fragment with Tufts

Peru, La Leche River

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

This large mask depicting a face with large upturned eyes, prominent nose, thin mouth, and ornaments below the nose and on the ears, once formed part of the funerary regalia of a deceased ruler on Peru’s north ... more

Plume

Plume

Peru

Earflare
Beaker

Beaker

Peru, La Leche River region

Band Fragment
Two Beakers, Faces and Frogs

Two Beakers, Faces and Frogs

Peru, La Leche River

Beaker, Figure with Shell

Beaker, Figure with Shell

Gold beakers, both plain and ornamented with embossed designs, were markers of status and authority on Peru’s north coast in the centuries before the rise of the Inca Empire. This vessel was sculpted in the sha... more

Earflare

Earflare

The religious-funerary precinct of Batan Grande, the presumed center of the Sican kingdom, comprised many stepped pyramids and temples built on platforms. Archaeologists recently excavated a temple platform, Hu... more

Earflare
Tapestry Fragment with Plumed Figure
Tapestry Fragment with Plumed Figure
Tapestry Band Fragment

Tapestry Band Fragment

Peru, La Leche River

Tapestry Fragment with Plumed Figure
Earflare

Earflare

The religious-funerary precinct of Batan Grande, the presumed center of the Sican kingdom, comprised many stepped pyramids and temples built on platforms. Archaeologists recently excavated a temple platform, Hu... more

Two Beakers, Faces and Frogs

Two Beakers, Faces and Frogs

Peru, La Leche River

Inverse-Face Beakers

Inverse-Face Beakers

Peru, La Leche River