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Decorated Stone Box

Inca culture

Museo Machupicchu - Casa Concha

Museo Machupicchu - Casa Concha
Cusco, Peru

Small rectangular box with a low-relief band, performed by carving and incision. The band is decorated of geometric motifs. The repetition of these geometric motifs reminds the decoration of the fine textiles worn by the Inca royal lineages.

Details

  • Title: Decorated Stone Box
  • Creator: Inca culture
  • Location: Machu Picchu
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 95 mm Width: 54 mm Height 36 mm Depth: 25 mm
  • Provenance: Machu Picchu
  • Type: Stone
  • Rights: Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco. UNSAAC
  • Medium: Piedra gris de grano fino.
  • Fecha: 1476-1532 Late Horizon
  • Cultura/Estilo: Inca

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