Effigy Vessel


From: Peru

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 39-20-10
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Moche
Provenience Peru
Culture Area Andean
Date Made 200 BCE-700 CE
Section American
Materials Ceramic | Pigment
Iconography Man

Tattoed Man. Red ware; red and white paint. Figure of a man seated cross-legged. Wears cuffs, loincloth and belt, split animal [monkey?] skin headbad, and large disc rising from top of head, held on by tie under chin. Face, upper arms and body bear painted designs. Stirrup spout.

Height 27 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939

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