Pottery with a deity's face design

Chavin Artisans1000 BC - 200 BC

Amano Pre-Columbian Textile Museum

Amano Pre-Columbian Textile Museum
Lima, Peru

Ceramic piece, stirrup spout globular bottle. Designs: stylized face of the deity on Formative Period. Closed oven produced this black color finish.


  • Title: Pottery with a deity's face design
  • Creator: Chavin Artisans
  • Date Created: 1000 BC - 200 BC
  • Physical Location: Amano Precolumbian Textile Museum, Lima
  • Location Created: Chiquitoy, Ascope, La Libertad, Perú
  • Physical Dimensions: Height 234 mm x Width 152 mm
  • Provenance: Archaeological field survey
  • Subject Keywords: Chavin, ceramic, god, feline, Amano Museum, formative
  • Type: Utilitarian and ceremonial object
  • External Link: Amano Precolumbian Textile Museum
  • Medium: Ceramic

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