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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Chimú-Inka
Title:Figural vessel with cloven-hoofed animal
Date Made:1470-1530 CE
Type:Container
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware with burnishing
Place Made:South America; Peru, Chan Chan Valley
Measurements:overall: 10 in x 6 3/4 in x 6 3/8 in; 25.4 cm x 17.145 cm x 16.1925 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1996.9.2
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. Hershel Richman and Dr. Elizabeth Rosner Richman (Class of 1967)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Pitcher with spout opening from the top. Vessel in the form of a hunter with a camelid across his shoulders; hairline fracture at tip of ear

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; pottery; vessels; containers; indigenous people; animals

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+1996.9.2

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