University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:53-47-10
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Diaguita
Provenience: Argentina
Catamarca Province
Fuerte Quemado
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Exchange with Museo Ethnographico, Buenos Aires, 1953
Other Number:11240 - Other Number

Description

Redware; black on bright red paint on both surfaces. Hemispherical with concave base. Two ear-like lugs below rim. Decoration: on exterior, large latticed meanders; on interior, five bands, of whoch the middle one is of stylized birds, the next two of very much conventionalized serpents, and the outer two repectively a diamond shaped checker motif and an unidentified motif of vertical and horizontal lines. Exterior surface worn; rim damaged.


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