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    Face-Neck Jar
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    Jaguar with Trophy Head
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    Trophy Head Band
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    Face-Neck Jar
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Neck Head Jar

Archive, Museum: Museo Nacional De Antropología, Arqueología E Historia del Peru (Lima, Peru)
Number: ID number unknown

Period: Wari (550 to 1000)

Face-neck jar representing a high-ranked man who wears a tunic that is decoratated with two framed miniature scenes: Jaguar holding a snake-cord with trophy head. Three framed skelletized trophy heads seperate the scenes. The cap of the man shows the fleur-de-lys motif. Middle Horizon 2A. Provenience: La Victoria,Churunga, Cuenca del Río Ocoña. Height: 94 cm. Lima, Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Arqueologia Y Historia. Lothrop 1980, 219.