Cylindrical bowl (with two lug-handles; sides decorated with twelve relief snakes of which two are spiralled) made of volcanic stone (basalt ?).
- Excavated/Findspot: Peru
- (Americas,South America,Peru)
- Diameter: 40 centimetres
- Height: 15 centimetres
Found apparently unnumbered in the Ethnography Department collections. This item may possibly be 1828,0614.33 "large stone basin from ruins of Temple of the Sun, Cusco". It was previously mis-identified as Am1909,0403.1 and displayed at Burlington Gardens in 'Treasures' exhibition under that number between 1989 and 1991. (AMD,10/1991). See also Am1909,0403.01
2003 15 Dec-2009 Jun, BM, 'Living and Dying'
2013 11 Oct – 2014 16 Mar, Stuttgart, Linden Museum, Historic Inca
2014 02 Mar – 02 Nov, Rosenheim, Exhibition Hall Lokschuppen, Historic Inca PROMISED
2014 Oct – 2015 Mar, Paris, Musee Quai Branly, Historic Inca PROMISED
Acquisition details unknown.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- Am1828,0614.33 (possible original Register no.)
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Object reference number: ESA36389
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