|Current Location:||Collections storage|
Northwest of the Town
|Credit Line:||William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897|
|Other Number||2763 - Field No SF|
Flattened base, body contracting to cylindrical neck, one loop handle from shoulder to neck. Face on neck and arms and navel in relief
Face-neck vessel. Narrow-necked jug with an effigy-anthropomorphic body, effigy-anthropomorphic neck, rounded rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a rounded base. There is a molded/modeled effigy face on the neck and two raised arms are present on the body. There is painted decoration including lines around the neck, mouth, and on the fingers. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in a reducing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange and gray in color. the ceramic paste is light gray at the center and orange towards the surface. The catalogue number is written in black ink. Black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "2763."
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