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unknown Chancay


Middle Horizon
ca. 800

10 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (25.4 x 19.1 x 16.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.4.164
Geography: South America, Peru
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Jars
Culture/Nationality: Chancay

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  • Chancay
  • geometric patterns
  • 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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