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Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents a sexually active inhabitant of the underworld ML004199

Moche style1 AD - 800 AD

Museo Larco

Museo Larco
Lima, Peru

This vase portrays a cadaverous male individual, an inhabitant of the underworld, who is still sexually active. The male sexual organ is represented with exaggerated dimensions, emphasizing the ability of this person to be an issuer of semen, and thus be a fertilizer in the inner world. (UH)

Este vaso muestra a un individuo masculino cadavérico, un habitante del mundo de abajo, sexualmente activo. El órgano sexual masculino está representado con dimensiones exageradas, enfatizando la capacidad de este personaje de ser un emisor de semen, y por lo tanto, ser un fecundador del mundo interior. (UH)

Details

  • Title: Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents a sexually active inhabitant of the underworld ML004199
  • Creator: Moche style
  • Date Created: 1 AD - 800 AD
  • Location Created: Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru, Peru
  • Título de la obra en español: Botella escultórica de cerámica que representa a habitante del mundo interior/de abajo sexualmente activo ML004199
  • Style: Mochica
  • Place Part Of: Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: w142 x h286 x d198 mm (Complete object)
  • More Info: Collection Database Entry - Museo Larco - Museo Larco
  • Type: Sculptural Ceramic Ceremonial Vessel
  • Rights: Museo Larco, Museo Larco
  • External Link: Museo Larco
  • Medium: Cerámica

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