Vase

Description
Mould-made reduced fired anthropomorphic vessel, likely depicting a priest. He is holding a kero (drinking vessel) and a jaguar he is in control of to show that this individual negotiates with invisible forces through ceremony. This was made in the early Spanish colonial period style between 1540 and 1600CE.
Accession Loan No.
25/1955/8
Collection Class
Containers
Common Name
vase
Simple Name
vase
Full Name
vase in the form of a man
Dimensions
whole height 212 mm; whole width 130 mm; whole depth 115 mm
Cultural Group
Chimu
Production Year Low
1540
Production Year High
1600
Production County
North coastal region
Production Country
Peru
Production Area Region
South America
Production Continent
Latin America and the Caribbean
Family Group

Material
blackware pottery
Collection Area Region
S
Collection Continent
America

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