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Effigy Vessel

Object Number:39-20-42
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moche
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Human Head
Height: 28.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:F: 2, 3 - Other Number

Description

Human head with 6 Fanged Miniheads. Red ware; red and white paint. Grinning human head with small jaguar masks on forehead, cheeks and chin. Headdress with two crouching cats? and three pendant masks showing fangs, that in the rear having crane and serpent appendages. Stirrup spout.

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