aug 23, 400 BC - 153 Chavin de Huantar
hammered gold alloy (jewelry)
Northern highlands, Peru. Chavin
For over 700 years it drew worshippers to its temple which helped spread artistic style through highlands and coastal peru . Roughly shaped stones and sizes used for construction.
God represented in the Lanzon
Shape indicates deity’s power ensuring successful plant and harvest.
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Ap Art History