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

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Culture/People
probably Nazca (Nasca) (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
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
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Place
Río Nasca (Nazca) valley; Nasca (Nazca) Province; Ica Region; Peru
Date created
AD 300-600
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Miguel V. Merino Schröder; purchased by MAI from Miguel V. Merino Schröder in 1922.
Catalog Number
11/2781
Barcode
112781.000
See related items
Nazca (Nasca) (archaeological culture)
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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