University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:39-20-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moche
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Male Head
Height: 15.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:F 3 - Other Number

Description

Upper Lip & Teeth Missing. Red ware; red and white paint. Portrait head of a man, wearing simple head-cloth encircled twice by head-band. Ear discs with beaded rim. Face showing mutilation; lips eaten away, exposing teeth. Stirrup spout broken off.


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