University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 31120
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chimu
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Bird
Fish
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number2395 - Field No SF

Description

Bottle, fish, with connective curved handle and spout, bird and whistle. The fish is the highly esteemed but rare one called the "Meru"


Current & Past Exhibitions:

44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Birds and Beasts of Ancient Latin America (07 Oct 1995 - 31 Dec 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

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