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Ceramic ceremonial vessel with a design of interlaced birds and rays and stepped motifs with volutes ML010520

Moche style1 AD - 800 AD

Museo Larco

Museo Larco
Lima, Peru

This is a ceramic jar with birds and rays designs intertwined and stepped and scrolls designs. Birds are animals related to the upper world, and the rays are marine animals. Both animals when interlaced communicate the connection between the two worlds. (UH)

Este es un cántaro de cerámica con diseños de aves y rayas entrelazadas, y escalonados con volutas. Las aves son animales vinculados al mundo de arriba, y las rayas son animales marinos. Ambos animales entrelazados comunican la conexión entre ambos mundos. (UH)

Details

  • Title: Ceramic ceremonial vessel with a design of interlaced birds and rays and stepped motifs with volutes ML010520
  • Creator: Moche style
  • Date Created: 1 AD - 800 AD
  • Location Created: Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru, Peru
  • Título de la obra en español: Cántaro de cerámica con diseños de aves y rayas entrelazadas y escalonados con volutas ML010520
  • Style: Mochica
  • Place Part Of: Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: w204 x h255 x d204 mm (Complete object)
  • More Info: Collection Database Entry - Museo Larco - Museo Larco
  • Type: Ceramic Ceremonial Vessel
  • Rights: Museo Larco, Museo Larco
  • External Link: Museo Larco
  • Medium: Cerámica

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