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Bowl with faces on two sides
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Bowl with faces on two sides


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Description This bowl is decorated on two sides with very simplified faces, and the whole is carefully burnished to a high shine. Such bowls would have been used for food preparation or personal possessions. They might have been closed with ceramic or wood stoppers, tied in place with twine.
Provenance Jack Lenor Larsen, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Private collection, 1989 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 2009, by gift.
Credit Anonymous gift, 2009

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Period
AD 1-700 (Early Intermediate)
Medium
earthenware
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2855
Measurements
H: 4 1/8 x W: 6 1/2 in. (10.5 x 16.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Peru (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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