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  • Culture/People:

    probably Moche (Mochica) (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Stirrup-spout vessel depicting a jaguar holding a man

  • Date created:

    200 BC-AD 100

  • Place:

    Trujillo; Trujillo Province; La Libertad Region; Peru

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by George Heye/MAI from an unknown source in 1916.

  • Dimensions:

    16 x 9 x 19 cm

  • Catalog number:

    5/1888

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Animals" component of the "Window on Collections" exhibit on the 4th floor

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