Cup with Three Registers of Trophy Heads

Unidentified Nasca (Nazca) maker


Early or Middle Nasca, about 400

Terracotta with gray, white, ochre, orange, red and black slip

Overall: 2 3/4 × 3 15/16 in. (7 × 10 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Frederick E. and Constance M. Landmann



Place Made: Southern or Central Nasca Region, Peru, South America



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

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. 40.


Collected by Frederick E. (1907-2003) and Constance M. (1912-2011) Landmann, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present, 1987.

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