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Double spout jar


Artist Unknown (Nazca)


3rd century BCE - 7th century CE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Double spout jar, Artist Unknown (Nazca)
Double spout jar: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Polychromed earthenware
Size: 8 1/2 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. (21.6 x 10.48 x 10.48 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru, Andean region
Culture: Nazca, South America, Peru, Andean region
Style: 3rd century BCE - 7th century CE
Physical Description: Polychrome Round Pot with double spout linked by bridge; design shows large pelican about to eat 3 small black and white killer whales on red background
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. Austin J. Baillon
Accession Number: 77.59.6
Added to Site: February 28, 2009