• Culture/People:

    probably Chancay (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Vessel in human form

  • Date created:

    AD 1200-1400

  • Place:

    Peru

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Charles T. Steigerwalt (1858-1912, a collector of coins and antiques from Lancaster, Pennsylvania); presumably purchased by MAI at an auction of Steigerwalt's collection held by the Stanley V. Henkels & Company of Philadelphia in 1917.

  • Catalog number:

    6/7095

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the 1491 section in the "Our Peoples" gallery on the 4th floor

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