Lambayeque Mask

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Mark Cartwright
by Gustavo Jeronimo
published on 16 April 2015

A gold mask and headdress assemblage from the Lambayeque civilization of northern Peru. The face above the mask represents a bat. From the Huaca Loro burial mound of Batan Grande, 900-1375 CE. (Lords of Sipan Museum, Peru)

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Jeronimo, G. (2015, April 16). Lambayeque Mask. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Jeronimo, Gustavo. "Lambayeque Mask." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 16, 2015.

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Jeronimo, Gustavo. "Lambayeque Mask." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Apr 2015. Web. 31 Mar 2023.