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Army of Warriors

Culture Jama-Coaque500 B.C. - 1530

Museo Casa del Alabado

Museo Casa del Alabado

The members of this miniature army were modelled in dynamic positions. Their painted eyes, with enhanced pupils, show their vital energy. Although at first glance it appears that they are in unniform, there is some level of individuality, especially evident in the nose rings that adorn and protect their nostrils and mouths.

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  • Title: Army of Warriors
  • Creator: Culture Jama-Coaque
  • Date: 500 B.C. - 1530
  • Provenance: Ecuadorian North Coast, Ecuadorian North Coast
  • Physical Dimensions: w10.3 x h11.3 cm
  • Culture: Jama-Coaque
  • Type: Pottery
  • Rights: Museo Casa del Alabado. Inventoried by National Institute of Cultural Heritage of Ecuador (INPC), Museo Casa del Alabado
  • External Link: http://alabado.org/
  • Medium: Clay

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