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Effigy Vessel

Object Number:39-20-27
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moche
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Monkey
Jar
Height: 26 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:F: 2 - Other Number

Description

Monkey, Listening to Jar. Red ware; red and white paint. Hybrid or masked figure. Monkey face, body of a man, seated cross-legged, leaning head upon large jar which he holds. Wears shirt, back-cloth, hood and cylindrical ear-plugs. 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. 19, pl. VIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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