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unknown Chancay

Water Jar Depicting a Feline

Late Intermediate Period
ca. 1000 - ca. 1450

6 in. x 4 1/2 in. x 6 3/4 in. (15.24 cm x 11.43 cm x 17.15 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 69.1.497
Other Number(s): D450 (Canaday No.)
Geography: South America, Peru
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Jars
Culture/Nationality: Chancay
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection

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  • Animalia - Kingdom containing multicellular organisms having cells bound by a plasma membrane and organized into tissue and specialized tissue systems that permit them to either move about in search of food or to draw food toward themselves. Unable to make their own food within themselves, as photosynthetic plants do, they rely on consuming preformed food. They possess a nervous system with sensory and motor nerves, enabling them to receive environmental stimuli and to respond with specialized movements.
  • Chancay
  • Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.

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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Mass Production of Art in Pre-Columbian Cultures: Moldmade Peruvian Pottery from the Bryn Mawr College Collection , Aug 31, 1998 – Nov 24, 1998

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