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Figurine in the Shape of a Dignitary


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Rendered using highly valued imported materials, this standing figurine portrays a Wari lord wearing a tunic, ear ornaments, and a headdress. Holes drilled into the shoulders allowed the figurine to be suspended from a cord and worn as a necklace.

Esta figurilla de pie, fabricada con materiales importados y sumamente preciados, retrata a un noble wari cuyo ropaje está compuesto por una túnica, orejeras y un tocado. Las perforaciones en los hombros permitían que la figurilla fuera suspendida por una cuerda y que cumpliera la función de collar.

Figurine in the Shape of a Dignitary, Wood, shell and stone inlay, silver, Wari

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