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Chancay, Peru

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Painted hanging with noble figure holding an oar, and surrounded by felines and macaws

Painted hanging with noble figure holding an oar, and surrounded by felines and macaws

Textile fragment with squares containing figures with upraised arms, interspersed with felines and birds

Textile fragment with squares containing figures with upraised arms, interspersed with felines and birds

Ornamental mantle with pelican motifs

Ornamental mantle with pelican motifs

Painted funerary textile with noble figure with upraised hands surrounded by feline heads, fish, and triangles representing Spondylus oysters

Painted funerary textile with noble figure with upraised hands surrounded by feline heads, fish, and triangles representing Spondylus oysters

Storage jar in the form of a nobleman with a <i>Spondylus</i> oyster on his forehead, carrying a tethered monkey on his shoulder

Storage jar in the form of a nobleman with a Spondylus oyster on his forehead, carrying a tethered monkey on his shoulder

Storage jar in the form of a crowned nobleman wearing earspools and holding a <i>kero</i> beaker

Storage jar in the form of a crowned nobleman wearing earspools and holding a kero beaker

Doubled-bodied whistling bottle in the form of a feline-headed killer whale (<i>orca</i>)

Doubled-bodied whistling bottle in the form of a feline-headed killer whale (orca)

Crowned figure holding a kero beaker

Crowned figure holding a kero beaker

Double-chambered whistling bottle in the form of a human figure carrying a conch shell

Double-chambered whistling bottle in the form of a human figure carrying a conch shell

Nursing mother with a tethered monkey on her shoulder

Nursing mother with a tethered monkey on her shoulder