Barrel vase, X - XII sec. A.D. (Chimù - Lambayeque)

Vaso a botte, X – XII sec. d.C. (Chimù – Lambayeque)

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Technique and Dimensions:

Painted terracotta


C.A. 877


Buy J. Puccio, 1927

Barrel vase surmounted by a male character of high sitting rank, with ear discs and semilunate headdress; at the sides two anthropomorphic figures (perhaps representation of the moon and its custodians)