TITLE

The Ecstatic Shaman Theme of Paracas Textiles

AUTHOR(S)
Paul, Anne; Turpin, Solveig A.
PUB. DATE
September 1986
SOURCE
Archaeology;Sep/Oct86, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the key role played by images on ritual weavings in the visual communication of ancient Peruvian society. Use of textile imagery as a symbolic system in the Paracas culture of the south coast; Ecstatic Shaman as an accessory figure incorporated into the face mask of the principal figure; Body of the Ecstatic Shaman arched backwards; Other items of ritual paraphernalia; Variations within the Ecstatic Shaman theme.
ACCESSION #
10868095

 

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