Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents manioc ML006643

Moche style1 AD - 800 AD

Museo Larco

Museo Larco
Lima, Peru

This sculptural ceramic bottle represents the cassava or manioc (Manihot esculenta). Cassava is a shrub whose root is edible and has a high nutritional value. From the fermented root, masato or manioc beer is produced. (UH)

En esta botella escultórica de cerámica se representa la yuca o mandioca (Manihot esculenta). La yuca es un arbusto cuya raíz es comestible y tiene un alto valor alimentario. De la raíz fermentada se hace el masato o chicha de yuca. (UH)


  • Title: Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents manioc ML006643
  • 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 yuca ML006643
  • Style: Mochica
  • Place Part Of: Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: w245 x h165 x d154 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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