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Chimú ceremonial cups

Room 8, Vitrine 101

Peruvian Northern Coast
Imperial Epoch (1300 AD – 1532 AD)
ML100741, ML100742, ML100743, ML100745, ML100808, ML100809.

In the manufacture of these cups almost all the metalworking techniques known in ancient Peru were used: Laminating, mechanical joints, metallurgical joints, repoussé, chiseling, dotting, satinated finish, polishing, burnishing.