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Bridge-spouted Bottle with Anthropomorphic Mythical Being or Warrior

Date: 100-300
Overall: 18.5 x 14 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium: Red earthenware, slip, burnishing, and coil.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Peru, South Coast
Object number: G83.1.188
DescriptionNasca bridge-spout vessel, Early Intermediate period, with a large demon-headed figure wearing a serpent-like costume, carrying weapons and trophy-heads. It is painted in shades of grey, orange, brown, black, and cream.