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Double-Spouted Jar

Object Number:54-14-11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Paracas
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Period: Nasca A
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Birds
Height: 16.5 cm
Outside Diameter:12 cm
Credit Line:Gift of A. V. Kidder, II, 1954

Description

Design of Birds. Globular with two short spouts each tapering to mouth (one damaged) connected by short, wide, recurved bridge. Light and dark brown and white with a little red and black: birds carrying beans; humming spout.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Birds and Beasts of Ancient Latin America (07 Oct 1995 - 31 Dec 1995) View Objects in Exhibition

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