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Vessel in the Form of a Hand Holding a Jar

Date: 400-100 BCE
Overall: 15.2 cm (6 in.)
Medium: Earthenware, red pigment, and coil.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Peru, North Coast
Object number: G83.1.182
DescriptionChavin vessel, Late Early Horizon, of a left hand holding a small bowl, both incised with geometric designs, and traces of red pigment in the incisions.