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Bottle

Object Number:26778
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Pachacamac Temple
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: with mummy
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Technique:Painted
Height: 12.4 cm
Thickness: 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter:11.5 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:3184 - Field No SF

Description

Pottery: red-white-black. Spheroidal body, vertical neck on shoulder. Painted: three triangular red fields altering with three plain; both ornamented with dashes.

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with a globular body, cylindrical neck, rounded rim, no handles, and a flat base. No molded/modeled additions. The vessel is painted with three triangular fields of red alternating with plain. The bands are decorated with black and white dashes. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange in color. Fireclouding is present on the base. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "3184."

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