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Unslipped and burnished brownware jar with tall, outflared neck. A zoomorphic effigy head is attached to the shoulder of the jar, the head representing a blunt-snouted, furry mammal.

Provenance

According to a note in the file: found at Colón, Peru; Mrs. Charles G. Loring by February 1904; to MFA, February 1904, gift of Mrs. Charles G. Loring.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Greely Loring

Chimú, Late Intermediate Period, A.D. 1370–1550

Findspot

Colón, North Coast, Perú

Dimensions

21.3 x 16.8 cm (8 3/8 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.104

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware