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Bottle

Object Number:27212
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Height: 15 cm
Thickness: 0.43 cm
Outside Diameter:11.1 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1912 - Field No SF

Description

Compound form; compressed bottle with cylindrical neck resting upon jug; two handles of the jug uniting at shoulder with its lip which is base of bottle also.

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a double lobed body, cylindrical neck, rounded rim, 2 strap handles on the body, and a flat base. No molded/modeled additions. The vessel is painted with vertical stripes in red, orange, and gray. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange and buff in color. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "1912."

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