The Arts of Ancient South America

Description

The AD&A Museum has a small collection of objects from Peru and the Andes augmented by a smaller group from Argentina.

Collection Items

Carved Scale

Chimu
Vessel with spout

Chimu, S. America, Peru, N. coast
Joined Double Vessel with two Figures

Chimu, S. America, Peru, N. coast
Double Body Vessel with Fish Image

Chimu, S. America, Peru, N. coast
Stirrup spout vessel

Fragment of a fabric with suppl. weft

Chimu Ceramic Vessel

Vessel, Huaca Sculptured Bottle

Chimu: S. America, Peru, N. Coast
Single Fragment of Gauze Fabric

Wood pin of dignitary

Brocaded Banded Bag

Inka: S. America, Peru
Khipu (String Memory Aid)

Moche, S. America, Peru
Portrait Stirrup Vessel

Moche, S. America, Peru, N. coast
stirruup spout vessel

Moche, South America, North Coast, Peru
Stirrup spout effigy vessel

Nasca
Modeled double spot Lucuma

Nasca
Double spout and bridge vessel

Nasca, S. America, Peru, S. coast
Polychrome Strap Handled Vessel

Peru
Goddess of Fertility

Peruvian, Southern Highlands, Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco)
Seated stone holding heads in each hand

Peru
Carved Scale

Two Sections of Border with fringe

S. America, Peru
Bag (chuspa)

S. America, Peru
Tapestry Weave

Small Purse

Bag with knit and plaited neck

Loosely woven Material

Three Small Fragments of Gauze Weave

Nine Samples of Weaving Types

Fragment of Tapestry

Banded Tapestry

S. America, Peru
Paracas wood and textile

S. America, Peru
Paracas wood and textile

S. America, Peru
Paracas wood and textile

S. America, Peru
Paracas wood and textile

S. America, Peru
Paracas wood and Fragment

Paracas textile

S. America, Peru
Carved Scale

Chimu situla (beaker)

Upright figure

2 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 3 1/4"

Vessel: owl

Peru
Stirrup vessel: monkey astride a bird

Vessel: feline animal

Chimu
Gourd shaped vessel with handle

Chimu
Vessel in the form of a lama head

Chimu
Gourd shaped vessel with spout and handle

Chimu
Stirrup spout vessel with mountain motif

Chimu
Vessel with seated figure

Chimu
Globular ceramic vessel with head

Aryballos Ceramic Vessel

Miniature-bird shaped vessel

Peru, Vicus
Ceremonial crown element
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