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Room 4, Vitrine 38

Peruvian Southern Coast
Imperial Epoch (1300 AD – 1532 AD)
ML010871, ML010872, ML031678, ML038937, ML038942, ML038981, ML038983, ML038984, ML038995.

The Chincha chiefdom emerged in the southern valleys. The Chincha were mariners and traders and skilled weavers.

Their most characteristic pottery form was the bowl. With their beautiful combinations of geometric motifs, these bowls give the impression of being bordered by woven sashes.