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Mochica Warriors

Room 7, Vitrine 69

Peruvian Northern Coast
Florescent Epoch (1 AD – 800 AD)
ML001573, ML001597, ML001818

Warriors prepared for ritual combat. To show their high social position they dressed themselves with headdresses, feather ornaments, ear plugs, breastplates, necklaces, bracelets, decorated shirts, backflaps, rattles and face paint. They carried shields and weapons such as clubs, lances and spear-throwers.