University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 39-20-43
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chimu
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Pigment
Iconography:Human Head
Monster
Height: 17.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other NumberF: 2 - Other Number

Description

Red ware; red and white paint. Flat base; modified conical body. Human face with mouth askew and headdress representing a monster with lolling tongue. In low relief toward rear of vessel, two crocodiles, rampant. Stirrup spout.


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