Effigy Vessel


From: Peru | Peru, North Coast

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 55-3-5
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Moche
Provenience Peru | Peru, North Coast
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Figure | Cave

Figure Standing in Cave; wide mouth. Red ware mostly covered with white slip; surface worn. Deated human mummy with mantle. Ear plugs, wide collar, skirt with incised V and pellet decoration. Wide cylindrical neck of vessel rising from top of head.

Height 23.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Henry S. Jeanes, 1955

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