Museo Larco, Lima, Peru

Its sign glistened in the southern hemisphere's sun
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Its sign glistened in the southern hemisphere's sun


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The entry was heavily festooned with flowers
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The entry was heavily festooned with flowers


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The main exhibits were up a short hill
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The main exhibits were up a short hill


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The museum possessed a classic Peruvian look
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The museum possessed a classic Peruvian look


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Matching housing rose just beyond the museum
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Matching housing rose just beyond the museum


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An ancient carved head was on display
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An ancient carved head was on display


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An exhibit illustrated how carvings changed over time
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An exhibit illustrated how carvings changed over time


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Some cast items could be very complex
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Some cast items could be very complex


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Terrible fates were also depicted
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Terrible fates were also depicted


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One of the more abstract vases was displayed
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One of the more abstract vases was displayed


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A handsome fellow with two birds on his head
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A handsome fellow with two birds on his head


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A rather frightful visage
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A rather frightful visage


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Note the realistic detail in this casting
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Note the realistic detail in this casting


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An almost cartoonish character
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An almost cartoonish character


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Large handsome vases were on display
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Large handsome vases were on display


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Ancient found fabrics were also on display
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Ancient found fabrics were also on display


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The detail of one ancient fabric was delightful
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The detail of one ancient fabric was delightful


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The rooms were laid out in a relaxed manner
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The rooms were laid out in a relaxed manner


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A box with missing jewels (from the holes) was on display
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A box with missing jewels (from the holes) was on display


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One vase depicted a spotted dog
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One vase depicted a spotted dog


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A detailed look at decorated silver
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A detailed look at decorated silver


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The golden wear of a priest was on display
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The golden wear of a priest was on display


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Copper was another metal used for decoration
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Copper was another metal used for decoration


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Part of their storerooms was recently opened for viewing
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Part of their storerooms was recently opened for viewing


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The storerooms were lit using open skylights
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The storerooms were lit using open skylights


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A wide assortment of figures were on display
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A wide assortment of figures were on display


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Ducks and other birds were also depicted
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Ducks and other birds were also depicted


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Fish were depicted too
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Fish were depicted too


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The storerooms were filled with amazing sights
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The storerooms were filled with amazing sights


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The museum also had a combined restaurant and bar
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The museum also had a combined restaurant and bar


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The restaurant offered outdoor seating
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The restaurant offered outdoor seating


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Gift shops were under a waterfall of foliage
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Gift shops were under a waterfall of foliage


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An old fountain head no longer worked
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An old fountain head no longer worked


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In one corner labeled flowers and an urn
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In one corner labeled flowers and an urn


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A well named "Monstrito" plant
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A well named "Monstrito" plant


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The museum's parklike grassy grounds
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The museum's parklike grassy grounds


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