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Effigy Vessel

Object Number:39-20-34
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Early Chimu
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Iconography:Human Head
Height: 22 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:F: 2 - Other Number


Red ware; red and white paint. Flanged flat base; modified ovoid body surmounted by human head. Face with white stripe, forehead to chin. Upper part of vessel body painted with items of costume and weapons. Stirrup spout.

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