Art of the Americas - Conopa, Inca, Peru

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Canopa, Inca

Inca, Peru
4.5 " (11.5 cm) long, some cracks and scratches
1350 - 1550 A.D.

This ceremonial container was filled with a mixture of fat, blood and cocoa leaves as an offering to the gods during the ceremony of offerings called “haywarisqa”. The hole in its back is called a “qocha” (lagoon).

#4076   $1600

Conopa, back view

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