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Cup

Object Number:26797
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: from deep grave
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Height: 12.1 cm
Thickness: 0.44 cm
Outside Diameter:10.9 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:968 - Field No SF

Description

Flat base, nearly straight sides with band in relief below rim.

Cup or 'qero' with a flaring body, no neck/collar, outward sloping rim, no handles, and a flat base. There are no molded/modeled additions and no decoration. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in a reducing atmosphere as the surface is black and the interior is gray in color. Fireclouding is present on the body. The catalogue number is written on the interior of the vessel and black ink on the interior of vessel reads: "968."

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