|Object Name||Jar (form)|
|Other Name||Ceramic stirrup jar|
A stirrup jar with a flat base. Body is elliptical. Neck is long and straight. Rim is thin. There is a small, decorative notch at the neck/stirrup intersection. Color is black. There is a probe hole on the body of the jar.
In consultation with Professor John Rick, this vessel is Chimu because it is black, polished, and molded.
|Dimensions||H-22.8 W-12.1 L-13.1 cm|
|Provenance||Original archaeological provenience is unknown. A "collector" gave the ceramic piece to Philip Keyes, a Stanford Anthropology graduate student, in 1986. Mr. Keyes requested that the object be donated to the Stanford University Collections in 1988. This was handled by Barb Bocek.|
|Place of Origin (if different than Found)||South America; Peru; North coast region|
|Collection||Archaeology - South America|
Late Intermediate period (Peru)
|Web Export Search||Archaeology 102B|