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Jug

Object Number:31796
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chimu
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Woman
Animal
Dog
Man
Height: 12.9 cm
Length: 11.6 cm
Width: 7.7 cm
Thickness: 0.32 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1608 - Field No SF

Description

Small black vessel with square base. Woman nursing an animal and with a dog at her feet. Flat loop handle with man stretched along it.

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with an effigy-anthropomorphic body, missing neck, missing rim, 1 strap and effigy-anthropomorphic handle extending from the neck to the body, and a flat base. No molded/modeled additions. The body is shaped like a woman holding an animal with a dog at her feet. The vessel is shaped like a seated woman with a dog at her feet holding an animal. There is also a human figure on the handle. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in a reducing atmosphere as the surface is black and the interior is gray in color. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base. No other numbers are visible on the object.

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