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Bottle

Object Number:31033
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Inca
Provenience: Peru
Sun Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Date Made: 1350-1500
Early Date: 1350
Late Date: 1500
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Height: 21 cm
Width: 21.6 cm
Thickness: 0.52 cm
Outside Diameter:20 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2390 - Field No SF

Description

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a globular body, flaring neck, rounded rim, 2 strap handles on the body, and a rounded base. No molded/modeled additions. The vessel is orange slipped with a painted geometric design around the body in tan, outlined in brown. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange in color. Fireclouding is present on the body. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "2390."

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