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Object ID 60.1015
Object Name Jar (form)
Other Name Ceramic jar
Material Ceramic
Description An egg-shaped ceramic jar with two handles and a rounded base. Unglazed. Neck is short. Rim is flared. Color is brown on buff. Rim is decorated with dots, slanted lines, and bands. Body is decorated with vertical zigzag lines and bands.
Dimensions H-13.4 W-10.9 D-10.9 cm
Date AD 1200-1450
Provenance 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 - Robinson
Search Terms Ceramic
Chancay
Late Intermediate period (Peru)
Peru
Pottery
Pre-Columbian
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