Face-Neck Vessel in the Form of a Bird's Head

Unidentified Wari (Huari) maker

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Middle Horizon Period (500-1000)

Terracotta with red, black, and white slip

Overall: 4 3/4 × 4 5/16 in. (12 × 11 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW

12.3.553

Geography/Culture

South America, Peru

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 24, Early Civilizations of the Andes, Alan Covey, Spring 2014

ANTH 24, Early Civilizations of the Andes, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

Provenance

Collected by Baron Henri Guillaume Arnous de Riviere (1828-1909), possibly about 1865; Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900); bequeathed to Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

Old Number

Red No. 12.523

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