From: Peru | Northwest of the Town | Pachacamac

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 31879
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Peru | Northwest of the Town | Pachacamac
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Ceramic

Pear-shaped body, tulip neck, two vertical loop handles on body, plain black jar, one handle broken off

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a globular body, bulging neck, pointed rim, 2 strap handles on the body, and a rounded base. No molded/modeled additions. A band around the join between the neck and body has an impressed braid decoration. 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 are burnish lines clearly visible and not complete. The bottom of the base is not burnished. 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: "3123."

Height 15 cm
Thickness 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter 15 cm
Credit Line William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 3123 - Field No SF

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