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Effigy Vessel

Object Number:39-20-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moche
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Seated Figure
Height: 19.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:F: 3 - Other Number

Description

Red ware; red and white paint. Badly flaked. Figure of man, seated cross-legged, hands on knees. Wears shirt decorated with small crosses; headdress? with ammonite like crown. disc nose ornament. A wide strip, incised into small squares and fringed at both ends lies across lap. Stirrup spout.

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