Art of the Americas - Cuchimilco, Chancay Culture, Peru

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Cuchimilco figure
Chancay culture, Peru
11" (28 cm) high, 9" (22.8 cm) circumference
1200 and 1450 AD
Ex. private collection, Kansas City
Cuchimilco are thought to be tomb guardian figures
and were usually found in male and female pairs. This one appears to be female and has has her right arm reattached.


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