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Pachacamac in the Lurin Valley to the south of Lima on the southern central coast of Peru.
Gelatin silver print
Museum number: Am,B53.73
Shows detail of a mural painted on the adobe wall of terracing on the northeastern face of the Painted or Polychrome Temple, in the north central sector of the site and neighbouring the section shown in Am-B53-72 (according to a note on the back of the photograph). A schematic representation of a fish(?).
(Alan Griffiths, 17 March 2019) Part of a series of photographs of Inca archaeological sites taken in Peru by Bennett Greig.
"Bennett Greig was a British diplomat and archaeologist who served as Honorary Attaché at the British Embassy in Lima (Peru) for eight years in the 1930s. Bennett donated a collection of Peruvian pottery to the British Museum in 1939."
Bennett Greig (Biographical details), British Museum