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South Andean Art Room

An important selection of pieces from the Tiwanaku and Inca cultures is exhibited in this hall,
which belong to a private collection from Cusco, as well as a significant series of paintings from
the Cusco viceregal period from the Pedro de Osma Museum collection.

A great number of objects are displayed in order to demonstrate the continuity of certain local
cultural manifestations, such as the tupus or qirus, and to connect with the long and complex
artistic process from the Southern Andes, which goes from pre-Columbian to viceregal times,
and in some cases to republican times.

From the previous millennium until the arrival of the Spaniards, this territory held the most
important centers of political and religious power in the history of Ancient Peru. [:]

SOUTH ANDEAN ART HALL

Works on display

  • Tiahuanaco
  • Inca
  • Virreinal

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