University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 31754
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Northwest of the Town
Culture Area: Andean
Height: 11.6cm
Thickness: 0.4cm
Outside Diameter:7.9cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number2763 - Field No SF


Flattened base, body contracting to cylindrical neck, one loop handle from shoulder to neck. Face on neck and arms and navel in relief

Face-neck vessel. Narrow-necked jug with an effigy-anthropomorphic body, effigy-anthropomorphic neck, rounded rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a rounded base. There is a molded/modeled effigy face on the neck and two raised arms are present on the body. There is painted decoration including lines around the neck, mouth, and on the fingers. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in a reducing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange and gray in color. the ceramic paste is light gray at the center and orange towards the surface. The catalogue number is written in black ink. Black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "2763."

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