University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:67-40-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Paracas
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: far north coast
Period: Nasca (uncertain)
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Bear?
Height: 9 cm
Length: 13.5 cm
Width: 9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. E. J. Howell, 1967

Description

Oblong rounded head of bear (?). Eyes painted on in black -- on brow is design (like tattoo) in black. Ears stick upright. Between ears sticks up the narrow round opening of pot. Painted red. Rest of head is off-white (painted). Red clay?


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