|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||800 AD|
|Credit Line:||William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897|
|Other Number:||2396 - Field No SF|
Double bottle with whistle, represents two potatoes
Narrow necked whistling vessel with a double-chambered effigy-fruit shaped body, flaring neck, flattened rim, 1 bridge handle extending between the necks, and a flat base. The bodies of the double chambered vessel are shaped like two potatoes. There is a modeled/molded monkey sitting on top of one of the vessels eating a corn cob. 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. There is a hole at the top of one chamber, possibly for a whistle. Evidence of usewear includes surface attrition on the bottom/base. The catalogue number is written on the object in black ink. Black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "2396."
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