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Plume of parrot (Ara macao) feathers with foundation of braided vegetal fiber. Plumes from Huaca Malena vary in size and color and were placed in the folds of the basketry headdress. Provenience, Huaca Malena, Sector I, Platform A.
Four types of tupus, or metal clothing pins, associated with female burials. Provenience Huaca Malena.
Funerary bundle discovered in a profile of Julio C. Tello’s old excavations that probably represents a female child based on the woolen shawl and tupu clothing pin fastening it. Provenience Huaca Malena, Sector I, Platform A.
Snuffing kit, Tomb 107, Solcor 3, San Pedro de Atacama Chile. (a) Kit wrapped for transport; (b) snuff tray with stone inlays, wood, 16.1 x 7.3 cm, collection 8432; (c) snuffing tube, wood with gold alloy wrapping, 21.5 cm, collection 8431; (d) spoon, wood, 15.7 cm, collection 8433; (e) snuff powder pouch, leather, collection 8430. Date: 1380 ± 60 (Beta-22461). Instituto de Investigaciones Arqueológicas y Museo R. P. Le Paige, Universidad Católica del Norte, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. Photo by Constantino M. Torres.
SAIS snuff trays from various sites, San Pedro de Atacama. (a) Sequitor Alambrado, Tomb 1618, 15.8 x 5.7 cm; (b) Sequitor Alambrado, Tomb 1647, 16.7 x 5.9 cm; (c) Sequitor Alambrado, Tomb 1660, 17 x 5.5 cm; (d) Sequitor Alambrado, Tomb 1702, 12.9 x 5.2 cm; (e) Quitor 8, Tomb 3223, 15.7 x 6.2 cm; (f) Quitor 2, Tomb 3702-04, 16.4 x 6.7 cm; (g) Quitor 2, Tomb 3706, 16.6 x 5.4 cm; (h) Toconao, Tomb 4229, 16.8 x 4 cm. Photo by Constantino M. Torres, drawings by Donna Torres.
Chen Chen M1, Structure 15, women’s ceremonial house and offerings, including figurine fragment of “Two-Braid Woman.”
A selected sample of stone sculpture showing the circumlacustrine distribution of the “early” version of the Yaya-Mama style. The drawings are not at the same scale and are based on photographs and original rubbings by Karen and Sergio Chávez.
A selected sample of stone sculpture showing the northern distribution of the “late”/Pucara version of the Yaya-Mama style. Note its presence in the Cuzco/Chumbivilcas and Tiahuanaco regions. The drawings are not at the same scale and are based on photographs and original rubbings by Karen and Sergio Chávez.
Concentration of almost all the “Classic” Tiahuanaco-style stone sculptures is at the site of Tiahuanaco. The drawings are not at the same scale and are based mainly on Posnansky’s illustrations and photographs by Karen and Sergio Chávez.
Photograph of Qalasasaya-style vessels and a fragmented bone implement from a burial recently excavated at the site of Cundisa, Copacabana. Photograph by Sergio Chávez.

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