Stirrup-Spout Vessel in the Form of a Llama Head

Unidentified Chimú maker

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1100-1472

Press-molded and smudge-fired black terracotta

Overall: 6 11/16 × 5 5/16 × 4 1/8 in. (17 × 13.5 × 10.5 cm)

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

12.3.558

Geography/Culture

South America, Peru

Period

1000-1400

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

Exhibition History

Oculate Beings and Horrible Birds: Image and Meaning in Ancient Andean Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30, 1999-November 5, 2000, no. 8.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 18, 2005-January 21, 2008.

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); bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

Old Number

Red No. 12.528

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