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Effigy Bottle

Object Number:29-190-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chimu
Moche
Provenience: Peru
Chimbote
Culture Area: Andean
Period: Early Chimu
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Height: 20 cm
Length: 6 cm
Width: 5.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Arthur L. Church, 1924

Description

Red ware. Representing the resting Pandion (Falco haliaetus, Linn.) Stirrup neck-handle. Painted deak red and cream, reversing the color-tones of the living sea-eagle.

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