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Stirrup pot in the shape of a seated male figure with a headband and large earings, holding an animal on his lap. The pot has cream-coloured slip decoration, and a handle on the back of the figure.


stirrup pot

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  stirrup pot
object name:  stirrup pot

Peru, South America, Americas
Additional place information
made or collected:  Peru 
Date made
Pre-Columbian Period; Moche III
Additional date information
date made:  Moche III 
date made:  Pre-Columbian Period 

Materials & techniques
clay; slip
Additional material & technique information
material: clay (overall)
material: slip (overall)
overall: 200 x 125 x 185 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 200 x 125 x 185 mm

Related subjects
object name: stirrup pots

Record created 2000-01-22 by MIGRATION
Record last updated 2017-03-30 by XGVIEWS

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