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Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents sexual union of a man and a woman (ML004223)

Moche style1 AD - 800 AD

Museo Larco

Museo Larco
Lima, Peru

This sculptural ceramic bottle depicts a man and a woman copulating under a blanket that partially covers them, exposing their heads and genitals. The mantle is composed of symmetrical squares with crosses, universal symbol of meeting and connection. (UH)

Esta botella escultórica de cerámica representa a un hombre y una mujer copulando bajo un manto que los cubre parcialmente, dejando al descubierto sus cabezas y sus genitales. El manto está compuesto por recuadros simétricos con cruces, símbolo universal de encuentro y conexión. (UH)

Details

  • Title: Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents sexual union of a man and a woman (ML004223)
  • 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 a unión sexual entre hombre y mujer (ML004223)
  • Style: Mochica
  • Place Part Of: Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: w148 x h176 x d190 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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