Larco Archaeological Museum Lima Peru

We decided to have lunch at a restaurant in the museum’s garden first .

The museum garden is full of colorful flowers.

The museum garden is full of colorful flowers.

Walking to the museum resttaurant.

Walking to the museum restaurant.

We decided to have lunch at a restaurant in the museum’s garden first.

Larco Museum Restaurant

Larco Museum Restaurant

And its garden is beautiful.

And its garden is beautiful.

Flowers in the Garden

Flowers in the Garden

After lunch we are getting into the Larco Museum.

After lunch we are getting into the Larco Museum.

The Larco Museum (Archaeological Museum of Rafael Larco Herrera) is a privately owned museum of pre-Columbian art, located in the Pueblo Libre District of Lima. The museum is housed in an 18th-century vice-royal building, and displays chronological galleries that provide a thorough overview of 4,000 years of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. It is well known for its gallery of pre-Columbian rare pottery.

Tenon Heads, Chavín Culture (900 BC - 200 BC).

Tenon Heads, Chavín Culture (900 BC – 200 BC).

Tenon Head is a stone head which originally protruded from the exterior wall of the temple at the Chavin religious site.

Pottery of the Moche civilization (A.D.100–700), it flourished in northern Peru.

Pottery of the Moche civilization (A.D.100–700), it flourished in northern Peru.

Gold headdress, Mochica royalty attribute, Moche culture.

Gold headdress, Mochica royalty attribute, Moche culture.

Moche Culture: Fish-boat depicting sacrifice of warriors. Defeated warriors were sacrificed by being thrown off a precipice in the mountains.

Moche Culture: Fish-boat depicting sacrifice of warriors. Defeated warriors were sacrificed by being thrown off a precipice in the mountains.

Stone statue of the Pacopampa remains (13th century B.C. - 1st century A.D.). Female god with features of feline, bird and snake.

Stone statue of the Pacopampa remains (13th century B.C. – 1st century A.D.). Female god with features of feline, bird and snake.

Ceramic pots of pre-Columbian

Ceramic pots of pre-Columbian

Nazca Culture (1-800 CE).

Nazca Culture (1-800 CE).

Sican culture (8th century - 13th century A.D). Material is gold plated on copper and silver. God's face with feline. fangs.

Sican culture (8th century – 13th century A.D). Ceremonial container, material is gold plated on copper and silver. God’s face with feline. fangs.

Exhibition room of Larco Museum

Exhibition room of Larco Museum

Chimú culture, sheet silver, hammer-molded drinking cup depicting a stylized human head.

Chimú culture (c. 900 -1470 A.D.), sheet silver, hammer-molded drinking cup depicting a stylized human head.

Chimú culture, nose ornament.

Chimú culture, nose ornament.

Chimu culture, only known full set of Gold Chimu Clothing for an elite.

Chimu culture, only known full set of Gold Chimu Clothing for an elite.

Ancient Pre-Columbian Incan mask archaeological artifact.

Ancient Pre-Columbian Incan mask archaeological artifact.

Ancient Incas jewelry. In any age, women love such things.

Ancient Incas jewelry. In any age, women love such things.

Dishes of ancient Incas.

Dishes of ancient Incas.

Brain surgery was done in ancient Inca. Scalpels for brain surgery and operated skulls.

Brain surgery was done in ancient Inca. Scalpels for brain surgery and operated skulls.

Another exhibition room.

Another exhibition room.

 It is impossible to describe and explain all the photos of the Larco Museum. Sorry.

It is impossible to describe and explain all the photos of the Larco Museum. Sorry.

 It takes much time when you look around all Larco Museum eagerly. I was tired.

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