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Vessel

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Artist Unknown (Moche)

Date

400-599

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G260
Vessel, Artist Unknown (Moche)
Vessel: Gallery Label - Current
: A Group of Mochica Pottery
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru, Andean region
Culture: Moche, South America, Peru, Andean region
Style: 5th-6th century
Inscriptions: 19/6622 in black ink
Physical Description: Jug, stirrup handle, painted.with a design of two running messengers, in full regalia, carrying weapons and wearing elaborate puma-head helmets. The area between the warriors is filled with the spreading wints fanning out behind each body. The design is
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 44.41.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009