Vessel in the Form of a Monkey

Chimu or Inca, North Coast Peru, Peru

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Late Chimu, 1300-1475

Terracotta with red slip

Overall: 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm)

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

12.3.555

Geography/Culture

South America, Peru

Period

Pre-Columbian

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 83, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

ANTH 12.4, Your Inner Chimpanzee, Kes Schroer, Winter 2015

ANTH 12.4, Your Inner Chimpanzee, Kes Schroer, Winter 2015

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

ANTH 12.4, Your Inner Chimpanzee, Kes Schroer, Spring 2014

ANTH 12.4, Your Inner Chimpanzee, Kes Schroer, Spring 2014

ANTH 23, The Incas, Alan Covey, Spring 2013

ARTH 82, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012

Provenance

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

Old Number

Red No. 12.525

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