Friday, July 10, 2009

Treasures from the National Museum of Anthropology, Archaeology, and History

Moche culture (CE 100 - CE 900)

"Erotic" ceremonial vessel

Chimu culture (CE 900 - CE 1460)

Gold mask and breastplate

Gold necklace

Chimu necklace

Wari culture (CE 500 - CE 900)

Wari cane and wool war helm

Wari vessels

Wari stirrup vessel

Wari vessels

Inca (CE 1200 - CE 1533)

Inca quipu, knotted cords used to keep records

Colonial period (1533 - 1824)
Painting of St. Rose of Lima

War of the Pacific (1879 -1883)

Fragment of the table service of the monitor Huascar

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