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Effigy vessel

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Artist Unknown (Nazca)

Date

650-799

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Effigy vessel, Artist Unknown (Nazca)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 11 1/8 x 7 3/4 x 10 1/2in. (28.3 x 19.7 x 26.7cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru
Culture: Nazca, South America, Peru
Style: 7th-8th century
Physical Description: Large head with wide flattened brow and painted face. The enormous, thin nose, ears, and pointed chin are in full relief. The mouth is a narrow slit with black lips; the almond shaped eyes and thin eyebrows are painted. A triangular area, extending from b
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 44.41.11
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009