From: Peru | Nazca District

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number SA3163
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Paracas
Provenience Peru | Nazca District
Culture Area Andean
Period Proto-Nasca
Section American
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Serpent

Pottery; small and deep; black, red, and white. Design of feathers with two "eyes" and a "mouth" at the tip, sometimes called "snake feathers." Example of the connection between hair, feathers, and snakes in south coast art.

Height 5.71 cm
Outside Diameter 12.7 cm
Credit Line Peruvian Expedition, William C. Farabee, 1923

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