Ceremonial mask Peru: north coast, Lambayeque region, La Leche Valley, Batán Grande, Sicán culture Middle Sicán period, A.D. 900–1100
Moche metallurgy was extremely sophisticated. Moche smiths worked primarily with sheet metal which they hammered into three-dimensional shapes. Copper formed the basis of Moche metallurgy, and smiths created gold-copper and silver-copper alloys.
Chino, Nagano, Japan, c. 2000 B.C.E. detail of…
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Más del Museo Brunning, en Lambayeque, piezas de oro.
Ritual mask of Punu family whitewashed
The Treasure of the Llanganates refers to a huge amount of gold, silver, platinumelectrum artifacts and other treasures supposedly hidden deep within the Llanganates mountain range of Ecuador by the Inca general Rumiñahui.