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unknown Chancay



inside rim
2 1/2 x 4 7/8 x 3/16 in. (6.4 x 12.4 x 0.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2002.2.1
Other Number(s): 31 (Incorrect Accession No.)
Geography: South America, Peru
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Bowls
Culture/Nationality: Chancay
Collection: Ella Poe Burling '29 Collection

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This object has the following keywords:
  • 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.
  • Chancay
  • 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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  • inside rim Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 4 7/8 x 3/16 in. (6.35 x 12.383 x 0.476 cm)

  • Owner Name: Ella Poe Burling, Class of 1929
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acquisition Method: Purchased in Cuzco, Peru in 1968
    Disposal Method: Donated to Bryn Mawr College in 1993
    Ownership Start Date: 1968
    Ownership End Date: 1993

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