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561414

Funerary Mask. Peru; Sican (Lambayeque) 9th-11th century. Hammered gold, cinnabar, copper overlays. The rich tombs of Sican rulers reportedly contained as many as five gold masks along with other precious offerings.

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Funerary Mask.  Peru; Sican (Lambayeque) 9th-11th century.  Hammered gold, cinnabar, copper overlays.  The rich tombs of Sican rulers reportedly contained as many as five gold masks along with other precious offerings.