Victory Parade

Victory Parade

After the defeated warriors are made to bleed, they are paraded as nude captives with ropes around their necks. Their weapon bundles, consisting of their clothing, weapons, and ornaments, are hung from the war clubs of the victors.

Image Source

Christopher B. Donnan and Donna McClelland Moche Archive, 1963–2011, PH.PC.001_341-POL 86 4-IV-31, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

 

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