Effigy Vessel


From: Peru

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 39-20-42
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Moche
Provenience Peru
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Human Head

Human head with 6 Fanged Miniheads. Red ware; red and white paint. Grinning human head with small jaguar masks on forehead, cheeks and chin. Headdress with two crouching cats? and three pendant masks showing fangs, that in the rear having crane and serpent appendages. Stirrup spout.

Height 28.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939

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