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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Chimú
Title:Beaked kero
Date Made:1000-1500 CE
Type:Container
Materials:Hammered Silver
Place Made:South America; Peru, Chan Chan Valley
Measurements:Overall: 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in; 13.3 x 8.3 x 9.5 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1962.6.F(a).A
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Silver beaker moulded into shape of beaked face; simple round lines for eyes; upper portion of vessel is missing.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; indigenous people; containers; vessels; anthropomorphic

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