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Masks- Wood

Chancay mask, 10th-15th cent. AD, 17 x 18 cm.

Chancay mask, 10th-15th cent. AD, 17 x 18 cm.

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Material
Textiles | Wood | Shell
Type
Religious and ceremonial objects | Accessories and jewellery
Details
Human faces often with red pigment, and with inlaid shell eyes. Some have human hair, textile, and feather elements.
Red List
Red List of Peruvian Antiquities at Risk
Countries
Peru
Period
Pre-Columbian