Stirrup spout pot

Description
A depiction of a wrinkled face with no eyes whose ear ornaments are in the form of a serpent’s head. This is possibly a representation of the ancient god Aia Paec. Was this vessel produced at a time when the people experienced the devastating climatic phenomenon called El Niño?
Accession Loan No.
A613
Collection Class
Religion and magic
Common Name
stirrup spout pot
Simple Name
pot
Full Name
stirrup spout bottle
Dimensions
whole height 240 mm; whole width 165 mm; whole depth 170 mm
Cultural Group
Moche
Production Year Low
450
Production Year High
550
Production Town
Trujillo
Production County
North Coast
Production Country
Peru
Production Area Region
South America
Production Continent
Latin America and the Caribbean
Family Group

Material
redware pottery; pigment
Function Name
burial vessel
Collection Area Region
S
Collection Continent
America

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