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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Lambayeque
Title:Stirrup-spouted blackware vessel with Lambayeque Lord
Date Made:900-1400 CE
Type:Container; Ceramic
Materials:Ceramic; Earthenware; burnished (blackware)
Place Made:Peru; Lambayeque
Measurements:Overall: 9 5/8 in x 6 3/8 in x 7 1/8 in; 24.4 cm x 16.2 cm x 18.1 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1996.9.3
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:
Stirrup-spout blackware vessel with prone heads and felines; the human headed spout framed by feline heads; twisted "C" shape handle; ring foot; four figures with semi-circle headdress. (Lambayeque blackware vessel of the Sican Lord.)

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; religion; mythology; indigenous people

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+1996.9.3

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