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Double-bridge-spout Bottle with Birds

Date: 800-1000
Overall: 14 x 17.1 x 18 cm (5 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium: Red earthenware, slip, burnishing, and press moulded.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Peru, Tiahuanaco
Object number: G83.1.319
DescriptionTiahuanaco-Huari painted double-bridge-spout bottle, Middle Horizon period, with parrot heads. Each with an open beak and projecting plumes. It is painted in grey, cream, black and dark brown on a dark orange ground.