logo
OPEN TODAY 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Effigy Vessel

Object Number:39-20-25
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Early Chimu (uncertain)
Middle Chimu (uncertain)
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Man
Throne
Height: 14.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:F: 2, 3 - Other Number

Description

Red ware; red and white paint. Figure of a man seated cross-legged on a throne. Wears cape and cuffs; headdress with twin terraces between which is the crescentic battle-axe; large ear-discs with pendant flaps. Stirrup spout, upright part off.

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org