From: Peru | Sun Temple | Pachacamac

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 31027
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Inca
Provenience Peru | Sun Temple | Pachacamac
Culture Area Andean
Date Made 600-1000
Section American
Materials Ceramic | Clay


Narrow-necked jar/bottle (aríbalo, aryballos) with an ovate body, hyperboloid neck, missing rim, 2 strap handles on the body, and a conical (aribaloid) base. The vessel has a protrusion on the shoulder with two vertical incised lines at the center. 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. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base. No other numbers are visible on the object.

Height 19.5 cm
Width 17 cm
Thickness 0.46 cm
Outside Diameter 13.4 cm
Credit Line William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 2320 - Field No SF

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