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Jug

Object Number:27430
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Beneath The Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 19.5 cm
Width: 22.1 cm
Thickness: 0.46 cm
Outside Diameter:18.8 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

Description

Plain.

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with an ovate body, bulging neck, rounded rim, 2 strap handles on the body, and a flat base. There are no molded/modeled additions and no decoration. There appears to be a smoothed finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange in color. Evidence of usewear includes black staining on the interior. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base. No other numbers are visible on the object.

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