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Vessel

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Artist Unknown (Moche)

Date

200-600

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G260
Vessel, Artist Unknown (Moche)
: A Group of Mochica Pottery
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 7 3/4 in. (19.69 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru, Andean region
Culture: Moche, South America, Peru, Andean region
Style: 3rd-7th century
Physical Description: Stirrup-handle jar in the form of an owl with a fat body. The face, plastically rendered, is painted buff color; the rest of the body is red and burnished.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 44.41.8
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009