University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:39-20-32
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moche Iv
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Date Made: 200-500 Ad
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 200-500 Ad
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Potato
Woman
Height: 26 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:F: 3 - Other Number

Description

Potato-mother. Red ware; red and white paint. Woman's head and arms protruded from a potato which forms the body. Many "eyes" and two human faces show on sides. Stirrup spout.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

South American Gallery (1955 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

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

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