• Culture/People:

    probably Ica (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Vessel in the form of a tattooed man

  • Date created:

    AD 1400-1500

  • Place:

    Nasca (Nazca) region; Peru

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of John V. Carter; acquired by MAI in 1945 via an exchange with Mr. Carter

  • Dimensions:

    18 x 13 cm

  • Catalog number:

    20/7605

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, NY.

See it in the "Infinity of Nations" exhibit

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