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Northern Huari

Room 3, Vitrine 22

Peruvian Northern Coast
Fusion Epoch (800 AD – 1300 AD)
ML010864, ML010865, ML031738, ML031741, ML031840, ML031841.

The influence of Huari art from southern Peru introduced new traits into the pottery art of the north, such as the presence of more colors and double spout and bridge vessels.

Huari art is characterized by geometric motifs outlined in black. It is common to find representations of humans and religious motifs.

The feline deity is represented wearing a belt in the form of a two-headed serpent, serpent ear plugs and wings.