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Vessel

Object Number:31041
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Inca
Provenience: Peru
Sun Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Date Made: 1350-1500
Early Date: 1350
Late Date: 1500
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Height: 26.6 cm
Width: 22.5 cm
Thickness: 0.74 cm
Outside Diameter:17.4 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2334 - Field No SF

Description

Bowl Shaped with Foot

One footed Cooking pot (olla) with a squat-globular body, flaring collar, rounded rim, 1 horizontal strap handle on the body, and a footed base. There are no molded/modeled additions and no decoration. There appears to be a burnished 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. Evidence of usewear includes residues/staining on the exterior. There is a reddish brown stain on the exterior. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "31041."

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