University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePun Iti
Object Number:65-10-191
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Pigment
Length: 15.5 cm
Thickness: 0.9 cm
Outside Diameter:5.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Clay; small round bowl; long slender neck; large hole in bowl; light brown clay painted with red rectilinear designs, also lightly incised rectilinear designs; one smudge mark; broken and repaired; blown through small hole. Used as noisemaker for any ritual, mainly fertility.


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