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Bowl with Butter Bean Imagery
100 BCE - 750 CE
2 7/16 in. x 6 11/16 in. x 6 11/16 in. (6.25 cm x 17 cm x 17 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
E27 (Canaday No.)
South America, Peru
Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Bowls
Ward M. Canaday Collection
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This object has the following keywords:
- General term for any edible seed of various species in several genera of the family Fabaceae.
- 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.
- 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.
- Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
Traces of Greatness: Selections from the Pre-Columbian Collection
Bryn Mawr College
, Jun 30, 2014 – Sep 11, 2014
The following Comparanda exist for this object:
Related Bibliography List
The following Related Bibliography exist for this object:
Donald A. Proulx,
A Sourcebook of Nasca Ceramic Iconography
(Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2006),
Figure Number: 5.236
George B. Martin-Vegue,
"Nazca Pottery at Florida State University."
American Journal of Archaeology
53, no. 4
(October 1949 - December 1949):
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