University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 26801
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Pachacamac Temple
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: beneath the temple
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Height: 11cm
Thickness: 0.5cm
Outside Diameter:9cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number1152B - Field No SF

Description



Cup or 'qero' with a flaring body, no neck/collar, rounded rim, no handles, and a flat base. There are no molded/modeled additions and no decoration. 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: "1052-b."


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