Clay bottle

Description
Peru’s volatile geology and exposure to environmental disasters, such as earthquakes and flooding, resulted in the migration of the Moche people northwards such as the Lambayeque Valley. The depiction of the mythical Sicán Lord on the bridge reflects great change.
Accession Loan No.
25/1955/10
Collection Class
Religion and magic
Common Name
clay bottle
Simple Name
container
Full Name
double-spout-and-bridge bottle
Dimensions
whole height 254 mm; whole width 246 mm
Cultural Group
Lambayeque
Production Year Low
1100
Production Year High
1375
Production County
Lambayeque Valley, North Coast
Production Country
Peru
Production Area Region
South America
Production Continent
Latin America and the Caribbean
Family Group
Moche
Material
greyware pottery
Function Name
burial vessel
Collection Area Region
S
Collection Continent
America

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