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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Chimú
Title:Stirrup-spouted vessel with crayfish
Date Made:1100-1400
Type:Container; Ceramic
Materials:Earthenware; burnished (blackware)
Place Made:South America; Peru; Chan Chan Valley
Measurements:Overall: 9 5/8 in x 4 1/4 in x 6 3/4 in; 24.4 cm x 10.8 cm x 17.1 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1985.17.1
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. John H.B. Mills (Mary Higley, Class of 1921)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Stirrup-spouted vessel with crayfish on rectangular base and monkey ornament.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; animals; seascapes; indigenous people

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+1985.17.1

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