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Effigy Vessel

Object Number:39-20-35
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moche Iv
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Date Made: 200-500 CE
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 500
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Monkey
Height: 23 cm
Depth: 21.5 cm
Outside Diameter:16.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:1071-59 - Other Number
F: 3 - Other Number

Description

Red ware; red and white paint. Low annular base; depressed body with sharp equator and surmounted by head of a monkey. Collar and arms of monkey painted on upper convexity of the body. Stirrup spout.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Birds and Beasts of Ancient Latin America (07 Oct 1995 - 31 Dec 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
South American Gallery (1955 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Wardle, Harriet N. 1940. "Fictile Art of the Mochicas". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 8. no. 1. pg. 15-24 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, pl. VIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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