University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:68-5-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moche
Provenience: Peru
Peru, North Coast
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Canine
Height: 22 cm
Width: 18 cm
Outside Diameter:21.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Windsor Hall Galleries, 1968

Description

Canine Figure, Sitting. Red clay vessel. White helmet painted on head. Sitting with legs crossed. Forelegs serve as arms. Shirt painted on 1/2 of shirt is white and other red with white dots. Band of red with white dots encircles waist. Red tail on back. There is a curved handle (stirrup spout) on back connecting head and tail. There is an opening in the handle.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Birds and Beasts of Ancient Latin America (07 Oct 1995 - 31 Dec 1995) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 111Top row, third from leftView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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