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Stirrup-spout bottle

Stirrup-spout bottle
Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
probably Moche (Mochica) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
MAI agent
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957
Date created
AD 400-700
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Object Name
Stirrup-spout bottle
Media/Materials
Pottery, paint
Techniques
Mold-made, modeled, painted
Dimensions
35 x 16 cm
Catalog Number
16/8980
Barcode
168980.000
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by George Heye from an unknown source in Paris, France in 1929.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Moche (Mochica) (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
On View
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Place
Vicinity of Chimbote; Chimbote; Santa Province; Ancash Region; Peru