Cup with Three Registers of Trophy Heads

Nasca (Nazca), Southern Nasca Region, Central Nasca Region, South Coast Peru

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Early or Middle Nasca, about 400

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

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

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

987.48.26891

Geography/Culture

South America, Peru

Period

Pre-Columbian

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Americas

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. 41.

Provenance

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

Old Number

4021B

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