vase (vase)


This vase represents a cross-legged high status dignitary or shaman. Remains of a painted face and chest have survived. The figure’s eyes are closed. The jar’s reverse side is painted to represent a textile giving the impression that this man is contained within a shroud. It is likely that this vessel represents a dead person who is being prepared for burial.

This object is not on display.

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