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    Barthel 15 Variation Toca
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Barthel 15

Tocapu representing a row of llamas/llama heads (Clados 2012). This interpretation is based on a comparison with motifs of coca bags showing llamas in a row identical to this motif. Related to Barthel 15 Tocapu. Man's tunic (uncu), closeup Colonial; Inca, AD 1600 Cotton, camelid hair; 38 x 30 in. (96.5 x 76.2 cm)? Reportedly from the Island of the Sun in Lake Titicaca. American Museum of Natural History, New York (B/1500). Bandelier set. Clados Fig. 189a.

 

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Tunic (5)