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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
Sicani
Lambayeque
Title
Orangeware jar
Work Type
pottery (object genre)
bottles
molding (forming)
Date
750-1375 AD
Location
Lambayeque, Peru (department)
Material
ceramic (material)
paint
Period
Lambayeque
Late Intermediate Period
Middle Horizon
Measurements
Height 14.5 cm
Width (below heads) - 13.0 cm
Description
Relatively crude orangeware jar. Neck/spout in the molded shape of a Sican Lord's head with lugs as ears. Two more human/lord heads emerge from the shoulder of the globular vessel. Authenticity questionable. The comma shaped eyes and prone figures are in the Sican/Lambayeque style. By comaprison with fabric of 986.1.111, thought to be a reproduction. Vessel body slightly squashed front-to-back.
Accession Number
Anthr1986_001_0108_01
Related Item
Catalogue of the Ernst Frank Collection in the Cornell University Library
Condition
Good. Slight chips on all noses. 3 cm long hole. Uneven firing discoloration.
Agent2
Ernst Frank
Archival Collection
Precolumbian Peruvian textiles and ceramics
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File Properties
File Name
2620302.fpx
SSID
2620302

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