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Moche phase IV (250-750)

Terracotta with red and tan slip

Overall: 10 9/16 x 6 3/8 in. (26.8 x 16.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Claire E. and Dr. Frederick R. Mebel, Class of 1935

180.25.25936

Geography/Culture

South America, Peru

Period

Pre-Columbian

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. 22.

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

Provenance

Dr. Frederick Ronald Mebel (1913-1998) and Claire E. Mebel (1916-1994); Rockville Center, New York; given to present collection, 1980.

Old Number

M 12

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