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Cup

Object Number:26732
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Pachacamac Temple
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: found with mummy
Date Made: 600-1000
Early Date: 600
Late Date: 1000
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Height: 8.1 cm
Thickness: 0.39 cm
Outside Diameter:6.1 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1141i - Field No SF

Description

Pottery: red-white-black. Flat base, flaring side, with painted band.

Cup or 'qero' with a flaring body, no neck/collar, rounded rim, no handles, and a flat base. No molded/modeled additions. The vessel is painted around the top half of the body with a geometric/stylized design in black, red, orange, and white. The bottom half of the body is painted white. There appears to be a burnished finish on the exterior and a smoothed finish on the interior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange and gray in color. The catalogue number is written on the bottom of the base and black ink on the interior of vessel reads: "1141-h."

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