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unknown Nasca
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Bowl with Masked Serpentine Creature

Early Nasca; Phase 3
90 - 325
Clay

3 1/8 in. x 5 7/8 in. x 5 7/8 in. (8 cm x 15 cm x 15 cm)
Gift of Ward M. Canaday and Mariam Coffin Canaday, Class of 1906

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 69.1.286
E50 (Canaday No.)
Geography:
South America, Peru
Classification:
Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Bowls
Culture/Nationality: Nasca, Peruvian, South American
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection

Early Nasca (Phase 3, 90-325 A.D.) flaring bowl painted with a masked Serpentine Creature, similar to the one depicted on 69.1.284, but in this case wearing a mouth mask representing the whiskers of a feline. To emphasize the connection of this creature with agricultural fertility, a row of beans is drawn along the length of the snake’s body. An unusual feature at the terminus of the snake’s body is the presence of two flaring black tufts, which may be symbolic of the Vencejo or swift, a bird that is connected to the appearance of water at the beginning of the planting season.

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