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Bowl

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Object Number:34-25-182
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Brazil
Santarem
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic (uncertain)
Height: 17
Outside Diameter:17
Credit Line:Purchased from John Mayer, 1934
Other Number:UMP54.81 - Other Number

Description

Buff ware; on pottery stand which is decorated with incised arcs and punctates; three crouching human figures with hand on knees hold bowl on stand; body thickened by hollow coil from which project crested bird (?) heads in full relief, every other one of which has beak pointed inward; coil also decorated with bosses and incised vertical lines; neck with incised spirals and punctates; bottom of neck marked by fillet, top, by two incised encircling lines. From big hole (see 34-25-17).

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