University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 27181
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Height: 15.5cm
Thickness: 0.48cm
Outside Diameter:14.7cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number686 - Field No SF


Round bottom; flaring neck; collared. Plain. With a face on collar.

Face-neck wide mouthed vessel with a globular body, flaring collar, rounded rim, no handles, and a rounded base. The vessel has a modeled face on the shoulder with closed eyes, ears, and mouth. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior and a burnished finish on the interior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange in color. Fireclouding is present on the base. Evidence of usewear includes residue/accretions on the interior. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "686."

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