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Vessel

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Artist Unknown (Nazca)

Date

100 B.C.-A.D. 600

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Vessel, Artist Unknown (Nazca)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 10 x 4 15/16 x 5 in. (25.4 x 12.54 x 12.7 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru, Andean region
Culture: Nazca, South America, Peru, Andean region
Style: 1st century B.C.-A.D. 7th century
Physical Description: Jar with rounded base in the form of a human figure wearing a puma mask. Details of the face in relief, and arms, holding a club and a trophy head in front of the body, in low relief. Two toed- rectangles indicate feet at bottom of body. Details of face,
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 44.41.12
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009