They were known for their work in ceramics, copper, and gold. Living mainly on the coastal deserts, they used the native clay and local dyes to produce natural and religious symbols; modern day pottery from the town of Chulucanas is said to closely resemble the ancient art. They created Double spout and bridge vessel that created whistling sounds when pouring liquids.
- "The Vicús Culture." Tampere Art Museum. (retrieved 3 May 2011)
- Ransom, Brian (2000). "The Enigma of Whistling Water Jars in Pre-Columbian Ceramics."
- Chulucanas Pottery History
- The Art of Precolumbian Gold: The Jan Mitchell Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1985. ISBN 9780297786276.
- Vicús artwork, National Museum of the American Indian
- Vicus pottery, Wereldmuseum Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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