Overall: 14.6 x 16 x 20 cm (5 3/4 x 6 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund 1997.150
A distinctive type of Tiwanaku and Wari headgear was a hat with four ear-like peaks rising from the corners. Depicted on warriors and other men who wear prestigious clothing and ornaments, the hats were made with knots, visible on all sides of this handsome Tiwanaku example. The hat is decorated with a pattern that includes a profile bird head.
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