University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 91-26-33
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Moche
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Date Made: c. 1200 AD
Early Date: 1150
Late Date: 1250
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Man
Animal
Height: 22.5cm
Width: 12.3cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret Wasserman Levy, 1991

Description

Reddish brown ceramic human effigy vessel. Standing figure holding animal across chest; back pouch slung around neck; and hair tied in knot at nape of neck. White glaze over upper body and animal, around eyes and on earrings. Large detached chip on lower front of vessel.


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