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Effigy vessel

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Artist Unknown (Moche)

Date

200-600

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G260
Effigy vessel, Artist Unknown (Moche)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 8 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (21 x 21.59 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru
Culture: Moche, South America, Peru
Style: 3rd-7th century
Physical Description: Stirrup-handle jar in the form of a llama with saddle bags slung over back. The body and saddle bags are painted terra cotta color with details of head, halter, and binding ropes in buff. Ears in relief, featues slightly modelled.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 44.41.3
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009