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Effigy Vessel

Object Number:39-20-34
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Early Chimu
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Human Head
Height: 22 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:F: 2 - Other Number

Description

Red ware; red and white paint. Flanged flat base; modified ovoid body surmounted by human head. Face with white stripe, forehead to chin. Upper part of vessel body painted with items of costume and weapons. Stirrup spout.

Bibliography:

[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. 16-17, pl. VView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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