Double-spout-and-bridge bottle depicting faces and centipedes

Date created
AD 550–650 (Early Intermediate period)
Culture/People
probably Nasca (Nazca) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Seller
Miguel V. Merino Schröder (Miguel V. Merino Schroeder), Non-Indian, b. ca. 1877
Previous owner
Miguel V. Merino Schröder (Miguel V. Merino Schroeder), Non-Indian, b. ca. 1877
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Miguel V. Merino Schröder; purchased by MAI from Miguel V. Merino Schröder in 1922.
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Place
Río Nasca (Nazca) valley; Nasca (Nazca) Province; Ica Region; Peru
See related items
Nasca (Nazca) (archaeological culture)
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
11/2781
Barcode
112781.000
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Object Name
Double-spout-and-bridge bottle depicting faces and centipedes
Media/Materials
Pottery, paint
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted
Dimensions
19.5 x 21 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d886849f-8d5f-40f9-8189-3f57be30190c
Record ID
NMAI_121133