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Jar

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Object Number:34-25-186
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Brazil
Vicinity of Santarem
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Height: 17.5 cm
Outside Diameter:6.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from John Mayer, 1934

Description

Buff ware; annular base; decorated with human features in low relief; body with toads (?) and bird (?) heads in full relief; and, just below bird (?) heads are hind legs of frogs in low relief with bifurcated bosses below; incised vertical lines between the full relief figures divide the body into quadrants; tall narrow neck divided into three zones by constrictions; on uppermost zone decoration is incised arcs and punctates, with encircling lines around rim; middle zone horizontal but undecorated; lower zone decorated with incised arcs and punctates; around rim of base there is a double fillet.

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