Single-spout-and-bridge bottle: figure holding plants

CULTURE:
Nasca
DATE:
450-650 CE
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Fun Facts

  • In his 1976 report, Junius B. Bird, curator emeritus of South American archaeology at the American Museum of Natural History, notes: "**P10 Single-spouted water jar, modeled head, strap handle. Interesting late version of 'swimming fisherman,' in this case with beans and other plants usually associated with 'gardener figures.' Has also 3 face motifs. Nazca V-VI."