University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 39-20-18
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Moche
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Date Made: 200 Bc-Ad 700
Early Date: -200
Late Date: 700
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Musician
Trumpet
Height: 18.5cm
Width: 14cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other NumberF: 2 - Other Number

Description

Red ware; red and white paint. Figure of a man holding large conch shell trumpet. Wears shirt and figured shoulder cloth, tied on left shoulder and crownless cap with broad neck-flap. His coca-bag hangs over the right shoulder from a cord around his neck. Stirrup spout, upright part off. Pendant ear discs show a painted spiral.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Birds and Beasts of Ancient Latin America (07 Oct 1995 - 31 Dec 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
South American Gallery (1955 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition

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