Cup Bowl


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Cup Bowl   (1952.04.0006)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Early Intermediate, 200– 400 CE
Culture Nasca

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 13.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 10.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.4 cm
Weight 230 g
Measuring Remarks The depth is the thickness of the bowl wall.
Materials Ceramic,
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing, Painting
Munsell Color Information Strong Brown (2.5 Y R 3/6) -ns Brownish Black ( 5 Y R 1/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Nasca polychrome ceramics and embroidered textiles depict the costumed performers and dieties of a richly symbolic religious system based upon relations between the ritual taking of trophy heads and the agricultural fertility of the desert river valleys.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Stanley I. Grand
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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