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Bird Effigy Bottle
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Bird Effigy Bottle
Item Details
Public
Culture
Chimu
Title
Bird Effigy Bottle
Work Type
pottery (object genre)
bottles
Date
Late Intermediate Period, ca. 1000-1500 CE
Location
Moche, La Libertad, Peru (river)
Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru (inhabited place)
Material
ceramic
Period
Chimú
Late Intermediate Period
Measurements
Height - 11.9 cm
Description
Mold-made bottle in the shape of a bird, perhaps a duck or other waterbird. The black surface color was produced by a reduction firing.
Accession Number
Anthr1986_001_0066_03
Subject
birds
effigies
Donor
Ernst Frank
Old Catalog Number
986.1.66
Sub-collection
Precolumbian Peruvian textiles and ceramics
Provenance
Moche River Valley, Northern Peru
Rights
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File Properties
File Name
3902658.fpx
SSID
3902658