Vessel in the form of a Mummy Head

Nasca (Nazca), South Coast Peru

Share

Early Nasca, about 300, Phase 3

Terracotta with black, white, buff, orange, and gray slip

Overall: 5 1/8 x 4 3/4 in. (13 x 12 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

43.4.8580

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

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

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. 34.

Provenance

John C. Wise (1902-1981) Ltd., New York; sold to present collection, 1943.

Old Number

A 7

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us

Subjects