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Ceramic sculptural piece which represents a Wari nobleman. His posture is like the the god of the staffs. It represents a character who is wearing a four-cornered hat and a robe with two stripes on it. His hands have holes where he might hold two sticks or crosiers that were not found with this piece.
Chancay mantle woven with one of the emblematic techniques of this society, the openwork technique. This technique is when the warp goes straight and the weft, that goes in pairs, is intertwined and knot each vertical thread in order to made this a stable network in which it is possible to embroider designs of fish under waves.
Museo Textil Precolombino Amano.
Presidence / Director.
Mario Amano / Mika Amano
Doris Robles / Bruno Alva
Text and research:
Maribel Medina / Bruno Alva / Doris Robles
Archaeological Collection / Photo:
Museo Textil Precolombino Amano