University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native Nameyaix hina kencha
Object Number:65-10-187
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Maker: Chaxukudu
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Height: 7 cm
Length: 22.2 cm
Width: 8.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Hollow scoop-shaped with thin handle; large tear-shaped opening to rounded body; partly smoothed pottery, brown with black smudges and traces of white painted designs; bottom flattened. Used for drinking gruel or corn soup.


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