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Vessel in human form  (Containers and Vessels)  "AD 200-600"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

200-600

Materials:

Pottery, paint

Techniques:

Mold-made, painted

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Andes, Central Andes, Moche (Mochica) (archaeological culture), Native Americans, South America

Site Name:

Rio Chicama valley

County:

Ascope Province

State:

La Libertad Region

Country:

Peru

Collection History:

Excavated by Thomas Hewitt Myring (ca. 1861-1916, employed by a mining company with interests in South America), probably between 1890 and 1895; sold to Henry Van Den Bergh (1851-1937, Dutch margarine manufacturer and art collector living in London) in 1909; purchased in 1927 in London, England, by George Heye for MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_168999

Catalog Number:

15/7693

Album Name:

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