|Current Location:||Collections storage|
Northwest of the Town
|Credit Line:||William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897|
|Other Number||3294 - Field No SF|
Black jug with face on neck, whole figure indicated by incised lines but knob feet
Face-neck vessel. Narrow-necked jug with an ovate body, unknown neck, missing rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a flat base. There is a molded/modeled face with eyes, nose, ears, and mouth; projecting feet at bottom. Incised decoration on the body outlining arms and legs. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in a reducing atmosphere as the surface is black and the interior is gray in color. The incised decoration on the body representing arms and legs. The catalogue number is written on the object in black ink. Black ink on the interior of neck reads: "3294."
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