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Outside painted pottery bowl. Four times white bird with long curved neck (White Egret ?) on black background.
Red rim and base separated from the black by a thin white line.
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Diameter: 10.50 centimetres (base)
Diameter: 15 centimetres (rim)
Height: 7 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- For a typology of vessel shapes, see Alfred Kroeber and Donald Collier (edited by Patrick H. Carmichael; with an afterword by Katharina J. Schreiber), ‘The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru, Alfred L. Kroeber's 1926 Expedition’, 1998, Altamira Press, Walnut Creek-London- New Delhi.
For further reading see Donald A. Proulx, ‘A Sourcebook of Nasca Ceramic Iconography, Reading a Culture through its Art’, 2006, University of Iowa Press.
The Date range for the Nasca period is based on Christopher Donnan, 'Ceramics of Ancient Peru', Fowler Museum of Cultural History, University of California, Los Angeles, 1992.
- Not on display
- Crack on inside. Discolouring on base and side.
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- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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