University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 39-20-6
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Moche
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Male Head
Headdress
Height: 27.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other NumberF 2 - Other Number

Description

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.


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