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Wari Figurine Wari Figurine

The Field Museum

The Field Museum

This stone figurine made by the Wari people of South Peru depicts an elaborately dressed leader, distinguished by his unique headdress and tunic. Archeologists believe that similar carvings represent idealized images of elite Wari officials, based on their rank or place of origin.

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  • Title: Wari Figurine Wari Figurine
  • Location: Peru
  • Type: Artefact
  • Rights: (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC

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