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Archive, Museum: Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico (Rome, Italy, Peru)
Number: M.E.P.-Rom, cat. no. 53006

Period: Tiahuanaco (Tiwanaku IV and V periods between AD 300 and AD 1000)

Statue of a man who wears a crown and a skirt. The skirt shos circle motifs and feline heads in profile arranged in diagonals (APDA). He shows signs of starvation, ribs and navel are shown up. The crown shows the feline serpent flanked by two Tocapus. The belt imitates the body of a serpent. Ankle bands show trophy heads in frontal view. The hair of the man is represented as serpents with feline heads. The APDA is normally seen with Inca Tocapus. M.E.P.-Rom, cat. no. 53006. Inka-Peru 1991,vol. 2, 151, fig. 186.

 

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