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Small jar showing seated man

unknown200/700

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi

This stirrup spouted vessel is modeled as a seated man with hands resting on the knees. There is no decoration on the cloak. Face shows painted pattern. Face painting was very common practice among Mochicas. Face portrays a calm and composed look with a downward gaze. The eyes of this seated figure appear to be gazing into the distance with the impression of calm preoccupation.

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  • Title: Small jar showing seated man
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 200/700
  • Location: Mochica, Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: h 22cm
  • Accession Number: 67.254

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