Chimú (?) Stirrup-Spout BottleLate Intermediate Period ?
ca. 1000 - 1450 CE ?
8 7/8 in. x 6 5/16 in. x 4 3/4 in. (22.5 cm x 16 cm x 12 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 69.1.169
Other Number(s): CHI.170 (Canaday No.)
Geography: South America, Peru, Northern Peru
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Bottles
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection
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- clay - Naturally occurring sediments that are produced by chemical actions resulting during the weathering of rocks. Clays are composed of hydrated aluminum silicates, such as Kaolinite, Illite, Palygorskite, Attapulgite, Bentonite, and Montmorillonite. Small amounts of other minerals can change the color (white, yellow, brown or red) and texture of the clays. Clays may include all earths that form a paste with water and harden when heated.
- Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
- stirrup jars - Ancient Aegean vessels with a false spout rising on top to support two stirrup-shaped handles and having a narrow, easily sealed spout further down on the shoulder.
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- "The British Museum Online Collection." (Accessed May 17, 2020): https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection. Accession No.: Am1980,03.69.
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