Jar with Human Head Imagery
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Jar with Human Head Imagery100 BCE - 750 CE
3 9/16 in. x 2 3/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. (9 cm x 7 cm x 7 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 69.1.400
Other Number(s): 43 (Canaday No.)
Geography: South America, Peru
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Jars
Culture/Nationality: Nasca, Peruvian, South American
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection
This object has the following keywords:
- heads - Representations of the heads of humans, animals, or mythical or legendary beings.
- jars - Deep, wide-mouthed vessels used for holding a variety of substances, usually without handles and generally cylindrical, although sometimes made in other shapes. For narrower-necked vessles, use "bottles."
- Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
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