Paracas Ceremonial Vessel

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 December 2018
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This ceremonial vessel made of terracotta clay comes from what is present-day Peru and was made by the Paracas Culture between the 8th-3rd centuries CE. The Paracas Culture was the forerunner to the Nazca civilization.

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 02). Paracas Ceremonial Vessel. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9649/paracas-ceremonial-vessel/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Paracas Ceremonial Vessel." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 02, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9649/paracas-ceremonial-vessel/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Paracas Ceremonial Vessel." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Dec 2018. Web. 19 Oct 2021.