Textile motif; ground cloth (not visible) covered with camelid stem stitch embroidery; flying supernatural figure; winged; grasping staff-like object in one hand and hair of a trophy head in the other; elaborate headgear and tunic; long flowing hair; indigo, green, browns, pink and white.
- Made in: Peru
- (Americas,South America,Peru)
- Excavated/Findspot: Paracas Necropolis
- (Americas,South America,Peru,Ica,Paracas,Paracas Necropolis)
- Length: 8.5 centimetres
- Width: 8 centimetres
Register addition "Peru". Register addition "Paracas Necropolis".
2010-2011, London, BM/BBC, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
History of the World, Room 2, January 2010 to January 2011
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: ESA21919
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