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Object ID 60.1024
Object Name Jar (form)
Other Name Ceramic effigy jar
Other Stanford number II-71
Material Ceramic
Description A large ceramic human effigy jar with a round base. Oval shape. Neck is molded into a face with both head and ear ornaments. Figure is holding a cup and feet are forward. Ornaments, face, and body are outlined in brown. In consultation with Stefanie Bautista San Miguel (PhD '17), this vessel dates to the Late Intermediate period.
Dimensions H-40.8 W-21 D-21.2 cm
Date 1200-1450 CE
Provenance Robinson Collection. Original archaeological provenience is unknown. Collected by David Robinson during a six-week field expedition to visit the Campa Indians of eastern Peru from late June 1955 to August 1955. Donated by David Robinson to the Stanford University Collections between 1955 and 1960. Field journal on file.
Culture Chancay
Found South America; Peru
Place of Origin (if different than Found) South America; Peru; Central coast region
Collector Robinson, David
Collection Archaeology; South America
Search Terms Ceramic
Late Intermediate period (Peru)
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