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Ceramics
The pieces that are part of the Ancon Site Museum come from the archaeological rescues made in the decades of the 60s and 70s in the prehispanic Pasamayo cemetery and in the Ancon Necropolis.
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Mates
It sample is composed by 125 artifacts which were made by the dry fruit’s rind from the Lagenaria sp. Species. Its common name is mate. Since the earliest periods it was the traditional material...
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Organic
The wood artifacts catalogued sum the quantity of 231 pieces from the Late Intermediate Period. All these artifacts were manufactured by the carving technique. Big parts of the sample are artifacts that were...
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Lithic
Since the first arrivals to the Andean territory, more than 12000 years ago until the Inca Empire expansion, the lithic artifacts occupied a relevant place in different economic and rituals...
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Malacological
The costal population found in the valleys, hills, and coastal a valuable resource valorized for its nutritional, economic and symbolic content. These are the mollusks. These served for human consumption...
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Human Bone
The finding of humans bones rests is one of the few opportunities that an archaeologist has to study the man that is behind that object. We are not studying the created objects, we are studying that...
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Textiles
The textile art was one of the most important art expressions that was developed in the Central Andes for more than 5000 thousand years. It reached a high development between the years 1100 and 1400...
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Metal
The symbolism, durability and showiness were some of the reasons why the ancients Peruvians gave to the metals a protagonist roll between their artistic manifestations.
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