Mace. Algarrobo wood and stone. 39 x 8 cm (INC-MNAAHP, MO-7976).

Sacrificial knife. Wood, obsidian and resin. 13,7 x 3,4 cm (INC-MNAAHP, L-14024).

Mace and triangular knife

Maces, sacrificial knives, arrows and other weapons are found in some funerary bundles, suggesting that the deceased person was a warrior, a priest or shaman. These kinds of weapons are also frequently represented on textiles, almost always associated with severed human heads, mythical beings and figures with shamanic features.