Effigy Vessel

PicID 000053
Type Drawing
Category Object


Four-cornered hat shows Tocapus consisting of a diagonal line and stepped triangles. The face is painted with an hour-glass Tocapu (left side) and three rows of Tocapus consisting of a stepped diagonal line and a triangle. The face painting is very similar to officials in figures 54 and 66. The tunic shows rows of diamond motifs. Hour-glass Tocapus are also known from Inca ceramics. Probably Mantaro Valley, Peru. Museum Rietberg, Zürich Clados Fig. 058.