Loading

Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents coupling of llamas ML004388

Moche style1 AD - 800 AD

Museo Larco

Museo Larco
Lima, Peru

This sculptural ceramic bottle portrays two copulating llamas. As the gods copulate, in the earthly world humans and animals also copulate to procreate, inserting themselves into the cycle of life. (UH)

En esta botella escultórica de cerámica se ve a dos llamas copulando. Así como se unen los dioses, en el mundo terrenal los seres humanos y los animales se unen para procrear, insertándose en el ciclo de la vida. (UH)

Details

  • Title: Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents coupling of llamas ML004388
  • 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 llamas copulando ML004388
  • Style: Mochica
  • Place Part Of: Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: w98 x h196 x d248 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

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more

Recommended

Google apps