Peruvian Elongated Mummy Skull

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$8,275.00 CAD $25,000.00 CAD


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This is a real Peruvian elongated mummy head! Likely dating back to 800-100BCE, this artifact of the Paracas culture is an incredible historical specimen! 

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In what is now the Ica Region of Peru, these peoples practiced cranial modification (cradle-boarding) on their infants to create abnormal skull development. This would typically be done between 1-6 months after birth when the human skull is most pliable.

 According to their superstitions and religion, they believed that the altering of a child's head would denote higher status in society, a better connection with the spirit world or that it would enhance the function of the brain.


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