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Oars

Detail of Chincha ceremonial oar, 1000-1400 AD, oar: 229 x 22.9 cm.

Detail of Chincha ceremonial oar, 1000-1400 AD, oar: 229 x 22.9 cm.

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Notice

Material
Wood | Stone | Shell
Type
Tools and weapons
Details
The blade of the oar is usually smooth, and the upper shaft and top are usually carved. It may be painted or decorated with inlaid shell or stone.
Red List
Red List of Peruvian Antiquities at Risk
Countries
Peru
Period
Pre-Columbian