From: Peru | Northwest of the Town | Pachacamac
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Peru | Northwest of the Town | Pachacamac|
|Materials||Ceramic | Pigment|
Pear-shaped body, slightly flaring neck, one loop handle shoulder to neck. Representing a penguin, beak and small flapping wings in relief
Face-neck vessel. Narrow-necked jug with an ovate body, flaring neck, rounded rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a rounded base. There is a modeled bird features added to neck and body with face and stomach painted white with black dots. The vessel appears to have been smoothed with a rotative movement on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange in color. Fireclouding is present on the body. The catalogue number is written on the object in black ink. No other numbers are visible on the object.
|Outside Diameter||20.5 cm|
|Credit Line||William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897|
|Other Number||2753 - Field No SF|
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