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1875 Wood Engraving Chullpas Aymara Tomb Burial Ground Sillustani PreIncas XGB3

1875 Wood Engraving Chullpas Aymara Tomb Burial Ground Sillustani PreIncas XGB3

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This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving featuring the interior of an Aymara Chullpa (Chulpa), an ancient Aymara tower and tombs constructed for a noble family, in which the corpses were placed with their clothing and belongings; located in the Sillustani, a pre-Incan burial ground near Puno, Peru. The Aymara people are an indigenous ethic group in the Andes and other regions of South America.

CONDITION

This 136+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso of this wood engraving.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 5.5 inches; 18 x 14 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Riou, Edouard . Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: ancestors, adobe, ancient, archeological, mummy bundles, M. Paul Marcoy, journey, South America, ruins, archaeological

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