- Naturally occurring sediments that are produced by chemical actions resulting during the weathering of rocks. It is often the term applied to all earths that form a paste with water and harden when heated.
Early Intermediate Period
- The fourth of the seven main chronological phases recognized in Andean archaeology, generally dating 200-600 CE.
- Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
- Vessels of varying shape and size but which are usually taller than they are wide, varying greatly in actual form and use. In modern usage, typically refers to vessels for displaying flowers. When referring to ancient art, often refers to any ceramic or metal vessel in a range of shapes and used to hold liquids, grain, or another substance.
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Owner Name: The Academy of Natural Sciences
Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
Acquisition Method: Bequest of William Samson Vaux, Esq. upon his death in 1882
Disposal Method: Donated to Bryn Mawr College
Ownership Start Date: 1882
Ownership End Date: 1/28/1998
Remarks: This material was on loan to Bryn Mawr College from 1961 until it's donation. Although, it was left to the Academy of Natural Sciences upon Vaux's death in 1882, it wasn't recorded in the register until August 6, 1912.
Owner Name: William Samson Vaux, Esq.
Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Acquisition Method: Unknown
Disposal Method: Bequest to The Academy of Natural Sciences
Ownership Start Date: Before 1882
Ownership End Date: 1882