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Effigy Vessel

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Object Number:
39-20-18
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Moche
Provenience:
Peru
Culture Area:
Andean
Date Made:
200 Bc-Ad 700
Early Date:
-200
Late Date:
700
Section:
American
Materials:
Ceramic
Iconography:
Musician
Trumpet
Description:
Red ware; red and white paint. Figure of a man holding large conch shell trumpet. Wears shirt and figured shoulder cloth, tied on left shoulder and crownless cap with broad neck-flap. His coca-bag hangs over the right shoulder from a cord around his neck. Stirrup spout, upright part off. Pendant ear discs show a painted spiral.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Birds and Beasts of Ancient Latin America (07 Oct 1995 - 31 Dec 1995)
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South American Gallery (1955 - 1994)
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