University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 31888
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Northwest of the Town
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 17.5cm
Thickness: 0.45cm
Outside Diameter:16.9cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number2849 - Field No SF

Description

Flat base, beveled, flaring neck, one vertical loop handle upper body to base of neck, plain black

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a carinated body, hyperboloid neck, flattened rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a flat base. There are no molded/modeled additions and no decoration. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in a reducing atmosphere as the surface is black and the interior is gray in color. Fireclouding is present on the body. The catalogue number is written in black ink on the interior of neck. Black ink on the interior of neck reads: "2849."


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