Nazca Lines Motif Wall Hanging Half Chiselled Gourd

This decorated half chiselled gourd is commonly called a Lapa and is created as a wall hanging piece of decoration. They were made from carved gourds in the Peruvian sierra of Huancayo. The technique for producing a chiselled gourd involves etching fine lines into the gourd with a scalpel called a buril, creating a series of drawings. In this case it shows some of the symbols found in the Nazca lines, in the south of Lima. At this interesting archeological site close to the city of Nazca you can overfly on a plane the desert area where these lines were found and have a once in a lifetime experience.

Materials: natural pumpkin

Size: 24 x 23.5 x 6 cms.

$49.99

5 in stock

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Description

This decorated half chiselled gourd is commonly called a Lapa and is created as a wall hanging piece of decoration. They were made from carved gourds in the Peruvian sierra of Huancayo. The technique for producing a chiselled gourd involves etching fine lines into the gourd with a scalpel called a buril, creating a series of drawings. In this case it shows some of the symbols found in the Nazca lines, in the south of Lima. At this interesting archeological site close to the city of Nazca you can overfly on a plane the desert area where these lines were found and have a once in a lifetime experience.

Additional information

Weight1.8 kg
Dimensions24 × 23.5 × 6 cm