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Pacopampa Stone Mortars

Room 2, Vitrine 5

Highlands of northern Peru
Formative Epoch (1250 BC – 1 AD)
ML300004, ML300005, ML300029, ML300030

These stone mortars, found at Pacopampa, Cajamarca, represent the fusion of the three sacred animals of ancient Peru: the bird, the feline and the serpent.