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Vessel

Object Number:31046
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Inca
Provenience: Peru
Sun Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Date Made: 600-1000
Early Date: 600
Late Date: 1000
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Height: 11.3 cm
Width: 13.8 cm
Thickness: 0.73 cm
Outside Diameter:11.3 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2338 - Field No SF

Description

Bowl-Shaped Vessel with Foot

One footed Cooking pot (olla) with a squat body with inverted walls, no neck/collar, flanged rim, 1 horizontal strap handle on the body, and a footed base. No molded/modeled additions. The vessel has a raised curved line on the front of the body and evidence of red paint. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior and a smoothed finish on the interior. 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 bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "2338."

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