Volume 17, Number 5—May 2011
Evidence of Tungiasis in Pre-Hispanic America
||Year of first reproduction (reference)
||Author, year of publication (reference)
|Chimu||c. AD 1200–1470||Pachacamac Valley||1907 (25)||American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA||Ashmead, 1907 (21), Moodie, 1920 (23), d’Harcourt, 1939 (26)|
|Chimu||c. AD 1200–1470||Chicama Valley||1924 (20)||Museum in Lima, Lima, Peru||Tello, 1924 (25), Ashmead, 1910 (30)|
|Maranga||c. AD 150–650||Las Palmas, Surquillo||Never||Museum Foundation Amano, Lima, Peru‡||Weiss, 1984 (29)|
*Estimated flourishing period of the culture.
†The 2 vessels described by Ashmead, and subsequently reproduced by Moodie and d’Harcourt, and the fragment identified during this study are not publicly exhibited.
‡This piece, no. 1219, is stored with many other vessels that represent diseases of the ancient Peruvians.