Strange contraption that helped to find the equator, maybe.
Tzantza... the shuar shrinking head ritual. Shrunken heads of enemies were placed on stakes, while those of the venerable were worn as a necklaces. Photographing these heads is deemed disrespectful (damn!).
Our guide at the Museo Intiñam, which focuses less on Western discoveries and more on indigenous knowledge at the ecuator.
Apparently an egg should balance easily on a pinhead at the ecuatorial line. I tried...