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Object Number:26936
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Height: 20.6 cm
Length: 15.1 cm
Width: 14.4 cm
Thickness: 0.4 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1881 - Field No SF

Description

Painted in the style of Ancon or Chancay, Ovoid with tulip neck and vertical loop handles at neck.

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with an ovate body, bulging neck, missing rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a rounded base. The vessel has a brown/orange slip and has a large cross painted on either side in black outlined in white. There is a modeled bird attached to the body on the shoulder opposite the handle. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing and reducing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange and gray in color. Fireclouding is present on the base. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "1881."

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