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Flask-shaped jar

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Mold-made, flask-shaped jar with flaring neck and two small, perforated lug handles on the shoulder, which allowed for the attachment of a carrying cord. This pottery form derives from Wari (Huari) ceramics of the Middle Horizon period (A.D. 600-800). Each side of the jar is embellished with...

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Provenance

The Misses Norton by August 1912; to MFA, August 1912, gift of the Misses Norton.

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Norton

Sicán, Late Intermediate Period (Early Sicán Period), A.D. 700–900

Object Place

Lambayeque area, North Coast, Perú

Dimensions

17.5 x 13.3 x 7.8 cm (6 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.800

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: black slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware