Disk

850–1460
Diameter: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.)
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Location: 232 Andean

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This disk could have been attached to a banner or a ceremonial shield.

Description

This disk belongs to a group of more than 20 similar disks pierced for attachment to a backing. The disks fall into four groups based on imagery. Here, each band features two alternating motifs: a human and a bird; a human and a zoomorphic creature; two geometric motifs, one filled with animals and the other with tiny birds; and two birds.
Disk

Disk

850–1460

Central Andes, Lambayeque or Chimú people

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