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Effigy Vessel

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Object Number:
26909
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield III
Culture Area:
Andean
Section:
American
Materials:
Ceramic
Clay
Pigment
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Human Figure
Description:
Bottle necked with two small vertical loop handles on shoulder. painted human figure in a high crowned hat.

Face-neck vessel. Narrow-necked jar/bottle with an effigy-anthropomorphic body, cylindrical neck, missing rim, 2 lug handles on the body, and a flat base. The vessel is shaped like a seated figure and is painted delineating the features of the effigy shape in red, white, and black. 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: "2109."
Height:
21.5cm
Width:
14.4cm
Depth:
13.6cm
Thickness:
0.52cm
Credit Line:
William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
Other Number:
2109   -   Field No SF

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