• Culture/People:

    probably Inka (Inca) (archaeological) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Jar

  • Native term:

    urpu

  • Date created:

    AD 1400-1532

  • Place:

    San Luis; Ecuador

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected or excavated in 1907 during an expedition to Ecuador led by Marshall H. Saville (1867-1935, MAI staff member) and funded by George Gustav Heye and his mother, Marie Antoinette Lawrence Heye (ca. 1841-1915).

  • Dimensions:

    20 x 16 x 28 cm

  • Catalog number:

    1/2720

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