• Culture/People:

    probably Inka (Inca): Colonial Inka (archaeological) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Double whistling jar with human figures

  • Native term:


  • Date created:

    circa AD 1600

  • Place:

    Coast; Peru

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased for MAI by George Gustav Heye in Paris, France, in 1927.

  • Dimensions:

    20 x 20 x 10 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Quechua exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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