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Fineline vessel

Unknown100/700

Royal Ontario Museum

Royal Ontario Museum

Moche culture is famous for its fineline depictions of mythical events. This vessel depicts the “ritual running” theme where anthropomorphized animals race carrying bags that were sometimes filled with beans.

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  • Title: Fineline vessel
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 100/700
  • Physical Dimensions: h30 cm
  • Type: Vessel
  • Rights: Royal Ontario Museum
  • Medium: Clay
  • Period: Early Intermediate Period
  • Excavation: North Coast of Peru
  • Culture: Moche
  • Accession Number: 930.32.5

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