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Sieve

Object Number:26942
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: Obtained at Mamacona
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Earthenware
Height: 15 cm
Width: 19 cm
Thickness: 0.67 cm
Outside Diameter:17.5 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:644 - Field No SF

Description

Earthenware. Globular pot with lower half pierced by fine holes

Sieve with a globular body, no neck/collar, rounded rim, 1 strap handle from the rim to the body, and a rounded base. No molded/modeled additions. The body of the vessel is pierced through with numerous holes. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange in color. The body is pierced with numerous holes. Evidence of usewear includes staining. The catalogue number is written in black ink on the interior of vessel. Black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "644."

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