Wari Culture

Curator's Corner

Hispanic Heritage Month: Textiles of Ancient Peru

Monday, September 18, 2023 | Karl Cole

The textiles of ancient Peru—woven in every known technique for more than three thousand years—represent some of the highest artistic achievements of the cultures in that region. Textiles ...

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Peruvian Splendor

Monday, December 12, 2016 | Karl Cole

If you are one of those folks (I’m not) who believe that the highest point in aesthetics was attained in the art of ancient Greece and Rome, then you probably do consider the period after the do ...

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The Wari

Monday, July 8, 2013 | Karl Cole

Recently a royal tomb of the Andean Wari culture was excavated in Peru about 175 miles north of Lima. It contained the mummified bodies of 57 royal women and 6 female servants (assumed sacrificed). Th ...

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