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Bottle Fragment

Object Number:31142
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Inca
Provenience: Peru
Sun Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Date Made: 1350-1500
Early Date: 1350
Late Date: 1500
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Height: 12.3 cm
Width: 13.2 cm
Depth: 10.7 cm
Thickness: 0.61 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

Description

Neck of an incasic bottle.

Fragment. The fragment is painted with a geometric stripe design in red and white. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange in color. The catalogue number is written on the interior of neck. Black ink on the interior of neck reads: "2274a."

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