University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:26724
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: in grave
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Technique:Painted
Height: 17 cm
Thickness: 0.48 cm
Outside Diameter:12.2 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1013 - Field No SF

Description

Flat base, flaring neck. Broken and incomplete Pottery; red-white-black. Painted in almost Tiahuanaco style Cup or 'qero' with a flaring body, no neck/collar, rounded rim, no handles, and a flat base. No molded/modeled additions. The vessel is painted with bands of geometric (Tihuanaco style) designs in white, black, and orange. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior and a burnished finish on the interior. 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: "1013."


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