Bowl with Lima Bean Imagery100 BCE - 750 CE
2 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (7 x 15 x 14.9 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 69.1.275
Other Number(s): E80 (Canaday No.)
Geography: South America, Peru
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Bowls
Culture/Nationality: Nasca, Peruvian, South American
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection
This object has the following keywords:
- bean - General term for any edible seed of various species in several genera of the family Fabaceae.
- 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.
- Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
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), 4, 164. Figure Number: 5.230
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