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Artist Unknown (Nazca)


1st century B.C.-A.D. 6th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Vessel, Artist Unknown (Nazca)
: A Group of Peruvian Potteries
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 5 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (14 x 13.7 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru, Andean region
Culture: Nazca, South America, Peru, Andean region
Style: 1st century B.C.-A.D. 6th century
Physical Description: Double-spout vase painted in polychrome with two couchant winged figures. The heads wear an elaborate coiled headdress tipped with plant forms that spring from other parts of the body and from the serpent staff held in left hand of figure. Painted face wi
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 43.2.3
Added to Site: February 28, 2009