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Cup

Object Number:26844
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Pachacamac Temple
Beneath The Temple
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Earthenware
Ceramic
Height: 16.2 cm
Thickness: 0.6 cm
Outside Diameter:18.9 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1186f - Field No SF

Description

Earthenware

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 on the exterior with horizontal and vertical lines in gray. There appears to be a smoothed finish on the exterior and a smoothed finish on the interior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange in color. Fireclouding is present on the base. Evidence of usewear includes residues/staining on the exterior. There is a black stain on bottom of base. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base. No other numbers are visible on the object.

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