University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:39-20-71
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chimu
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Human Figure
Owl
Height: 25 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:F: 2 - Other Number

Description

Black ware. Slightly convex base; body in form of three superimposed, diminishing discs, surmounted by a half-disc, upon which is seated a human figure wearing the head, wings and tail of a horned owl. Stirrup spout.


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