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Figurine

Archive, Museum: American Museum of Natural History (New York, USA)
Number: ID number unknown

Period: Wari (550 to 1000)

Standing female figure. Wari style. The woman wears a tunic, a belt and a necklace that is hold by three needles (tupus). It seems that she also wears a white skirt under the tunic. The belt is decorated with a zigzag line that might represent a sky band. The round motifs have their precursors in late nasca iconography and can possibly identified as sling stones or as stars. Provenience: Ica region. American Museum of Natural History New York. Clados after Young-Sanchez 2004, 153, 6.