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Anthropomorphic vase

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Anthropomorphic vase

Culture Group: Quillacinga
Culture: Quillancinga
Medium: Terracotta
Dimensions:
5 x 4 1/4 x 4 inches (12.7 x 10.8 x 10.2 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Robert L. Chapman, Jr., Ms. Elizabeth I. Chapman, and Mr. Thomas A Chapman
Label Text:Capuli Cultural complex, highland Nariño region, Colombia
Monkey Effigy
AD 850-1500
Ceramic with orange and red slip paint
Gift of Mr. Robert L. Chapman, Jr., Ms. Elizabeth I. Chapman, Thomas A. Chapman, and Ms. Jane M. Chapman
1977.45.8
The vessel is modeled in the form of a seated monkey. The black spots on the vessel's surface result from manganese in the clay precipitation through the slip as a natural aging process.

Object number: 1977.45.8
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