Late horizon, Peru. The type of piece displayed here was used exclusively as an offering at festivities known as capacochas, in which sacrifices were made for children. These miniatures of tunics wore little idols of gold or silver.


  • Title: Inca mini tunic
  • Creator Lifespan: 1400/1500
  • Physical Dimensions: w5 x h7.5 cm
  • Rights: Copyright © 2017 Museu Nacional/UFRJ
  • Sala de Exposição: Culturas Pré-Colombianas
  • Povo/Cultura: Inca
  • Data de Origem/Produção: 1.400 a 1.500 d.C.
  • Area de Conhecimento: Arqueologia

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