University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 31751
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Northwest of the Town
Culture Area: Andean
Height: 18.5cm
Thickness: 0.5cm
Outside Diameter:12cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number2760 - Field No SF


Ovoid body, nearly cylindrical neck; one vertical loop handle shoulder to neck; red jug; face modeled on neck, arms and drawn up knees modeled on body and painted white

Face-neck vessel. Narrow-necked jug with an ovate body, cylindrical neck, flattened rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a flattened base. Molded face added to neck with raised arms and legs in relief on the body outlined and painted white and black. There appears to be a smoothed finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere with localized reduction as the ceramic paste is orange to gray in color. The catalogue number is written on the object in black ink. Black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "2760."

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