Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Peru’s pre-Inca treasures unmasked at British Museum

Funerary mask, Copper and shell, Moche, AD 100–800.
More than 40 objects came to London from nine museums in Peru and will go on show alongside 80 treasures from the museum’s collection. Among the artifacts going on display in 'Peru: A Journey In Time' are a miniature gold figurine of a llama and a gold headdress, which dates to around 800BC.