University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 27467
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Height: 23.1cm
Width: 25.5cm
Thickness: 0.68cm
Outside Diameter:22.4cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number1628K - Field No SF


Plain. Round bottom, sharp shoulder (beveled); cylindrical neck. Two vertical loop handles at bevel line.

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a carinated body, cylindrical neck, rounded rim, 2 strap handles on the body, and a rounded base. There are no molded/modeled additions and no decoration. There appears to be a smoothed finish on the exterior and a smoothed finish on the interior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange in color. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "1628k."

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