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Vessel

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Artist Unknown (Nazca)

Date

3rd century BCE - 6th century CE

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: 15 5/8 x 8 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (39.7 x 22.5 x 22.5 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru, Andean region
Culture: Nazca, South America, Peru, Andean region
Style: 3rd century BCE - 6th century CE
Physical Description: Large ovoid jar representing a crouching human figure whose head forms neck of vase. All details except nose and turban headdress painted in polychrome on polished red ground. Rounded bottom, stand.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 42.61.14
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009