From: Peru | Northwest of the Town | Pachacamac

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 31840
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Peru | Northwest of the Town | Pachacamac
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Ceramic

Flat red canteen, flattened sides concave with boss in center. Two handles, long flaring neck, one handle broken off

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a lentoid body, hyperboloid neck, rounded rim, 2 strap handles on the body, and a ridged base. Each side has a belly-button like raised circle painted white. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange and gray in color. Evidence of usewear includes surface attrition on the bottom/base and residue on the interior. The catalogue number is written on the object in black ink. Black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "2710."

Height 27 cm
Width 12.7 cm
Depth 19.9 cm
Thickness 0.58 cm
Credit Line William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 2710 - Field No SF

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