Effigy beaker

CULTURE:
Chimu-Inca (Inka)
DATE:
1440–1540
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General Description

The silver cup represents the formal diversity associated with Late Horizon (1400-1532 CE) vessels. Effigy cups with pointed noses have been identified with north coast Chimú culture, while wooden molds with such features have been recovered from as far as the south coast.

Adapted from

Kimberly L. Jones, PhD, Inca: Conquests of the Andes / Los Incas y las conquistas de los Andes, Label text [1967.4; 1983.W.1128; 1976.W.1130], 2015.