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Vase with Faces

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Artist Unknown (Nazca)

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2nd century B.C.-A.D. 6th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Vase with Faces, Artist Unknown (Nazca)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware, pigment
Size: 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (15.9 x 11.43 x 11.43 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru, Central Andes region
Culture: Nazca, South America, Peru, Central Andes region
Style: 2nd century B.C.-A.D. 6th century
Physical Description: vase with three bands of faces depicting the different races; polychromed pottery in browns, yellow and gray
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. Austin J. Baillon
Accession Number: 75.82.20
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009