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Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents coupling of mice ML004391

Moche style1 AD - 800 AD

Museo Larco

Museo Larco
Lima, Peru

This sculptural ceramic bottle portrays two copulating mice. 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 roedores 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 mice ML004391
  • 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 roedores copulando ML004391
  • Style: Mochica
  • Place Part Of: Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: w125 x h212 x d211 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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