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Pitcher

Object Number:26840
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Pachacamac Temple
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: Found with mummy
Date Made: 600-1000
Early Date: 600
Late Date: 1000
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Height: 8.5 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Thickness: 0.56 cm
Outside Diameter:6.6 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1161D - Field No SF

Description

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Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a globular body, flaring neck, rounded rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a flat base. No molded/modeled additions. The vessel is painted with geometric designs in black, red, and possibly white. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange in color. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "1161 d."

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