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During the Machu Picchu excavations, the expedition of 1912 recovered a wide range of unusual objects that were possibly used in religious Inca rituals. Some were used in astronomical observations, others were used like talismans, and yet others were used to make offerings of chicha to supernatural forces.

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  • Title: Lirpu
  • Creator: Inca culture
  • Location: Cusco
  • Physical Dimensions: Diámetro: 96.47 mm. Espesor: 3.2 mm. Peso: 113.05 gr.
  • Provenance: Cusco
  • Type: Metallurgy
  • Rights: Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco. UNSAAC
  • Medium: Forjado y laminado
  • Materiales: Champi
  • Fecha: S. XV
  • Cultura/Estilo: Inca

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