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unknown Nasca

Bowl with Anemone Imagery

100 BCE - 750 CE

2 9/16 in. x 4 15/16 in. x 4 15/16 in. (6.5 cm x 12.5 cm x 12.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 69.1.266
Other Number(s): E47 (Canaday No.)
Geography: South America, Peru
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Bowls
Culture/Nationality: Nasca
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection

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  • Actiniaria - Members of an order of solitary coelenterate polyps, named after the terrestrial anemone flower and resembling squat columns with a cluster of stinging tentatcles around the mouth, with which they trap small fishes and invertebrates and draw them into the large interior digestive cavity; they are brightly colored, especially in tropical waters, and reproduce sexually, by budding, or by fission.
  • bowls - Rounded, cuplike, hollow parts of objects, such as the body of a stemmed vessel or the part of a pipe in which tobacco is burned.
  • bowls - Rounded vessels that are generally wider than they are high, usually hemispherical or nearly so. A bowl may have a spreading base or foot ring and sometimes two handles or a cover. Distinguished from a cup, which is rather deep than wide.
  • Nasca
  • Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
  • vessels - Containers designed to serve as receptacles for a liquid or other substance, usually those of circular section and made of some durable material; especially containers of this nature in domestic use, employed in connection with the preparation or serving of food or drink, and usually of a size suitable for carrying by hand.

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