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1875 Wood Engraving Mummy Chullpa Sillustani Burial Peru Aymara Tomb Corpse XGB3

1875 Wood Engraving Mummy Chullpa Sillustani Burial Peru Aymara Tomb Corpse XGB3

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This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving of an Aymara Indian Mummy at a Chullpa (Chulpa) located in the Sillustani, a pre-Incan burial ground near Puno, Peru. The Chullpa is an ancient Aymara tower and tombs, constructed for a noble family, in which the corpses were placed with their clothing and belongings. 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 inches; 18 x 13 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)

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

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