University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 31766
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Northwest of the Town
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Figure
Height: 18.5cm
Thickness: 0.45cm
Outside Diameter:15.4cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number3294 - Field No SF

Description

Black jug with face on neck, whole figure indicated by incised lines but knob feet

Face-neck vessel. Narrow-necked jug with an ovate body, unknown neck, missing rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a flat base. There is a molded/modeled face with eyes, nose, ears, and mouth; projecting feet at bottom. Incised decoration on the body outlining arms and legs. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in a reducing atmosphere as the surface is black and the interior is gray in color. The incised decoration on the body representing arms and legs. The catalogue number is written on the object in black ink. Black ink on the interior of neck reads: "3294."


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