|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Outside Diameter:||13.7 cm|
|Credit Line:||William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897|
|Other Number:||2318 - Field No SF|
Black incasic. With cat head, impressed ornamentation, and with a canal going transversely through as if for insertion of stick
Narrow-necked jar/bottle (aríbalo, aryballos) with an ovate body, hyperboloid neck, flared rim with lugs, 2 strap handles on the body, and a conical (aribaloid) base. The body has a tubular canal running between the handles in the body. There is an impressed square design on one side of the body with two animals in relief at the top. 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 is high polish- surface looks almost metallic. The catalogue number is written in black ink on the interior of neck. Traces of black ink on the bottom of the base read: "2318."
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