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Object Number:27096
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Iconography:Animal Head
Height: 23.1 cm
Thickness: 0.5 cm
Outside Diameter:20 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:906 - Field No SF


Body fusiform; neck broken. With a face on neck and painted animal faces on upper body.

Face-neck vessel. Narrow-necked jar/bottle with an ovate body, missing neck, missing rim, no handles, and a flat base. The vessel has a modeled face on the neck and band of painted decoration around the shoulder with a stylized double sided animal head design in red, white, and black. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. 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: "906."

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