Inca Gold Sun Mask

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Andrew Howe
published on 07 March 2014
Inca Gold Sun Mask

A gold-sheet mask representing the sun god Inti from the La Tolita part of the Inca empire. The design is typical of masks of Inti with zig-zag rays bursting from the head and ending in human faces or figures. (National Museum, Quito, Ecuador).

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Howe, A. (2014, March 07). Inca Gold Sun Mask. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2356/

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Howe, Andrew. "Inca Gold Sun Mask." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 07, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2356/.

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Howe, Andrew. "Inca Gold Sun Mask." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 07 Mar 2014. Web. 20 Jun 2019.

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