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Textile Fragment

Textile Fragment

Object Number:30367
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I (uncertain), Gravefield II (uncertain)
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Description

With human figure with bird. Brown, blue and white

Tapestry with human figure with bird design. Color(s): Brown, blue and white.

Beans

Beans

Object Number:27706
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I, Oldest Part
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Description

lima beans- Phaseolus lunatus, includes a bead.

Spindle

Spindle

Object Number:28093
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I, Oldest Part
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Description

With whorl and three separate whorls, two of bone and one of clay. See 28359.

Feathers

Feathers

Object Number:27815
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I, Oldest Part
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Description

Ten white quill feathers wrapped and bound side by side.

Jar

Jar

Object Number:27115
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I
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Description

Pottery: painted red black and white. Annular base, depressed body, neck with everted lip; two vertical loop handles. modeled face in relief on lower neck; hand in relief on body.

Face-neck vessel. Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a globular body, effigy-anthropomorphic neck, rounded rim, 2 strap handles on the body, and a ring base/foot base. The vessel has a molded face on the neck with modeled and incised details including ears, eyes, nose, and mouth. There are modeled arms in relief on the body. The vessel is painted with zigzags around the body in red, white, and gray? The details of the face are also painted in red, white, and gray. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. 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: "1815."

Jar

Jar

Object Number:27128
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I
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Description

Flat base; cylindrical neck with everted lip; two vertical loop handles on body. Painted. With a face on neck.

Face-neck vessel. Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a globular body, flaring neck, rounded rim, 2 strap handles on the body, and a flat base. The vessel has a modeled face on the neck with ears, eyes, nose, and mouth. There is a band of painted decoration on the shoulder in red, white, and black representing a double sided head of an animal. The face is also painted red, black, and white. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. 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: "308."

Jug

Jug

Object Number:27155
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I
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Description

Globular body with cylindrical neck and one loop handle shoulder to neck. Plain with a face on neck and arms partly in full relief holding object to mouth.

Face-neck vessel. Narrow-necked jug with a globular body, hyperboloid neck, rounded rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a rounded base. The vessel has a modeled face with eyes, ears, and nose. There are modeled arms on the body holding an object up to the mouth. There appears to be a smoothed finish on the exterior and a smoothed finish on the interior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange and buff in color. There are striations on the neck from smoothing tool. There are possible traces of red paint/slip. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "1901."

Bottle

Bottle

Object Number:27310
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I
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Description

Globular body with neck or spout at an angle connected with head on top of vessel. Black.

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a globular body, missing neck, missing rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a rounded base. The vessel has a modeled/molded face on the top of the body. There are two raised and modeled ornaments on the body. 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. Fireclouding is present on the body. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "1925."

Jug

Jug

Object Number:31881
Place Name:Peru, Northwest of the Town, Pachacamac
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Description

Black jug melon shaped, expanding neck, vertical ring handle on upper body

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a globular body, flaring neck, rounded rim, 1 strap handle on the body, and a flat base. The body has wide incised lines running vertically, representing the shape of a lobed fruit. There is also a band around the join of the neck to the body with an incised geometric design. 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. Evidence of usewear includes surface attrition on the bottom/base. The catalogue number is written on the object in black ink. Traces of black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "2803."

Basket

Basket

Object Number:31417
Place Name:Peru, Sun Temple, Pachacamac
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Description

Contents 9 spindles with and without whorls and thread, 1 spindle with corn cob whorl, thread on piece of cob, miscellaneous and wrapped thread and cord, 6 balls of thread and yarn, cotton distaff, and 3 needles with cord. Also: 31418,-19,-20,-2

Plate

Plate

Object Number:31102
Place Name:Peru, Sun Temple, Pachacamac
Period:
Culture: Inca

Description

Animal handle, Broken. with decorative painting and animal head handle

Plate with a flaring body, no neck/collar, inward sloping rim, 1 effigy-zoomorphic handle on the rim, and a flat base. The handle is in the shape of a bird head and there are two protrusions with indentations at their center opposite the handle on the rim. The plate is painted white on the top surface with a band of geometric design across the center in red, white, and black. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior and a burnished finish on the interior. 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: "2204."

Effigy Vessel

Effigy Vessel

Object Number:26749
Place Name:Peru, Beneath The Temple, Pachacamac
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Description

Flat base, flaring neck, with painted face on body, ears and nose in relief, red white and black

Wide mouthed vessel with a globular body, flaring collar, rounded rim, no handles, and a flat base. The vessel has a face on the body including a hook nose, and ears. The eyes are painted on in white and black while the body of the vessel is painted red. There is also a white cross on the collar outlined in black and two rectangles below the nose in white outlined in black as well. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior and a smoothed finish on the interior. 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: "3183."

Mummy Mask

Mummy Mask

Object Number:26697
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I, Younger Part
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Description

Clay face of the false head of a mummy bale with single seperate pottery eyes in which eyelashes are attached.

Fruit

Fruit

Object Number:27723
Place Name:Peru, Beneath The Temple, Pachacamac
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Description

Native name: LUCUMAS. Meat of the fruits.

Crown

Crown

Object Number:28550
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I
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Description

Crown of feathers with human figures worked in them.

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