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Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents the head of a priest ML013563

Moche style1 AD - 800 AD

Museo Larco

Museo Larco

This is a bottle ceramic sculpture depicting the head of a priest, with a headdress adorned with hand-shaped or five mountain peaks. It also has a circular pendant earrings. This bottle is in turn a rattle, as it has a hollow pedestal on which no accounts or seeds. The pedestal has holes to facilitate resonance. (UH)

Esta es una botella escultórica de cerámica que representa la cabeza de un sacerdote, con un tocado de cabeza con adornos en forma de manos o montaña de cinco picos. También tiene orejeras colgantes de forma circular. Esta botella es a su vez una sonajera, ya que cuenta con un pedestal hueco en el cual hay cuentas o semillas. El pedestal presenta orificios para facilitar la resonancia. (UH)

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  • Title: Sculptural ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents the head of a priest ML013563
  • Creator: Moche style
  • Date Created: 1 AD - 800 AD
  • Location Created: Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru, Peru
  • Título de la obra en español: Botella escultórica sonajera de cerámica que representa cabeza de sacerdote ML013563
  • Style: Mochica
  • Place Part Of: Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: w228 x h307 x d142 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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