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Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents a scene of sexual union of a man and a woman ML004414

Moche style1 AD - 800 AD

Museo Larco

Museo Larco
Lima, Peru

This sculptural ceramic bottle depicts a sexual union between a man and a woman. The woman has wristbands and body paint, and the man wears a turban and wristbands. By their dress and ornaments, this could be the union of an ancestral couple of the Nazca society of the southern coast of Peru. (UH)

En esta botella escultórica de cerámica se representa una unión sexual entre un hombre y una mujer. La mujer tiene muñequeras y pintura corporal, y el hombre tiene turbante y muñequeras. Por su vestimenta y adornos, podría tratarse de la unión de dos personajes ancestrales de la sociedad Nazca de la costa sur del Perú. (UH)

Details

  • Title: Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents a scene of sexual union of a man and a woman ML004414
  • Creator: Moche style
  • Date Created: 1 AD - 800 AD
  • Location Created: Ica, Peru, Peru
  • Título de la obra en español: Botella escultórica de cerámica que representa unión sexual entre hombre y mujer ML004414
  • Style: Mochica
  • Place Part Of: Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: w149 x h174 x d104 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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