From: Peru | Beneath The Temple | Pachacamac

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 27367
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Peru | Beneath The Temple | Pachacamac
Culture Area Andean
Locus From mummy bale.
Section American
Materials Ceramic


Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a globular body, bulging neck, missing rim, 2 lug handles on the sides of body, and a rounded base. No molded/modeled additions. Undecorated. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere with localized reduction as the ceramic paste is orange to gray in color. The vessel is smooth on the interior. Smoothing marks around join of body with neck. The catalogue number is written in black ink and pencil. Pencil mark on the side of the vessel wall reads: "1052a."

Height 16 cm
Thickness 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter 13.5 cm
Credit Line William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 1052a - Field No SF

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