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Effigy Vessel

Object Number:39-20-32
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moche Iv
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Date Made: 200-500 CE
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 500
Height: 26 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:F: 3 - Other Number


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


[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 111 Top row, rightView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Wardle, Harriet N. 1940. "Fictile Art of the Mochicas". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 8. no. 1. pg. 15-24 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, pl. VIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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