University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 26733
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Gravefield III
Culture Area: Andean
Iconography:Animal Head
Height: 10cm
Thickness: 0.42cm
Outside Diameter:7.6cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number2116 - Field No SF


ornamented with animal heads. see 26806

Cup or 'qero' with a flaring body, no neck/collar, rounded rim, no handles, and a flat base. No molded/modeled additions. The vessel is painted with two bands of double sided animal heads in white, black, orange, red, and purple?. 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. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "2116."

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