Effigy Vessel


From: Peru

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 39-20-6
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Moche
Provenience Peru
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Male Head | Headdress

Male Head with Elaborate Claw Headdress. Red ware; red and white paint. Portrait head of a man, wearing broad head-band from which rise two large hands, one above each ear. Ear ornaments, large discs pendant from rings. Stirrup spout, broken.

Height 27.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939

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