publication . Article . 2009

New Evidences for Early Paracas Textiles and Ceramics at Cerrillos, Ica Valley, Perú

Splitstoser, Jeffrey; Wallace, Dwight D.; Delgado, Mercedes;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 21 Mar 2009
  • Publisher: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Abstract
Cerrillos is an Early to Middle Paracas civic-ceremonial site located in the upper Ica Valley of Perú. The site is known for its finely plastered adobe architecture, beautifully decorated ceramics, and complex textiles, many of which are decorated with camelid hair. Cerrillos was located in a strategically important place where the mountains meet the coastal desert and the Ica River bends south, a likely intersection in a road system that connected Cerrillos to contemporary sites in the Paracas region and beyond. This paper focuses on several early textiles, ceramics, and other artifacts, including ceramic palettes used for gold working and wooden earspools, tha...
Subjects
free text keywords: Cerrillos, Paracas, Valle de Ica, Perú, Horizonte Temprano, Período Formativo, Textil, Tapiz, Brocado, Doble tela, Cerámica, Arquitectura, Caminos, Ritual, Cívico-ceremonial, Chavín, Dios de las Varas, Trabajo en oro, Aretes en forma de argollas
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