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Chimu-Inca (Peru)

Monkey Effigy Jar

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Object Details

Culture

Chimu-Inca (Peru)
Late Horizon

Date

ca. 1470-1532

Medium

Blackware

Dimensions

7 x 6 3/4 inches (17.8 x 17.1 cm)

Credit Line

Transfer from the Sociology – Anthropology Department. Spring 1956.

Object
Number

56.166

This Chimu or Chimu-Inca globular burnished blackware jar has a raised reilef in the form of a monke(…)

This Chimu or Chimu-Inca globular burnished blackware jar has a raised reilef in the form of a monkey, prone, with its head resting on its paws. The flaring spout of the vessel rises from the middle of the monkey’s back.

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