From: Peru | Nazca District

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number SA3045
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Paracas
Provenience Peru | Nazca District
Culture Area Andean
Period Proto-Nasca
Section American
Materials Ceramic
Technique Polychrome
Iconography Gods | Bird

Pottery, round base and flaring sides; design of twin gods of uncertain nature. One of these flying figures wears a snake headdres, has falcon eyespots, and a trophy head on the wing. Small faces are present on the tips of the wings and tail feathers are likely "snake feathers."

Height 13.34 cm
Outside Diameter 16.21 cm
Credit Line Peruvian Expedition, William C. Farabee, 1923

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