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Effigy Jar

Object Number:29-190-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chimu
Provenience: Peru
Chimbote
Culture Area: Andean
Period: Early Chimu
Moche Iv
Date Made: 200-500 CE
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 500
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Pelican
Height: 21 cm
Length: 20.95 cm
Width: 12.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Arthur L. Church, 1924
Other Number: 0223 - Cast Number

Description

Red ware. Representing the resting pelican. Stirrup neck-handle. Painted dark red and cream, reversing the color-tones of the living bird.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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