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Object ID 94.1011
Object Name Jar (form)
Other Name Ceramic stirrup jar
Material Ceramic
Description 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
Date AD 900-1470
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.
Culture Chimu
Found Unknown
Place of Origin (if different than Found) South America; Peru; North coast region
Collector Unknown
Collection Archaeology - South America
Search Terms Ceramic
Chimu
Peru
Pottery
Pre-Columbian
Late Intermediate period (Peru)
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