Flared bowl with supernatural heads
- Wari (Huari)
- 800–950 CE
This serving vessel reflects aspects of elite feasting and the use of vibrant polychrome slip paints developed on the south coast, applied here to profile zoomorphic faces that encircle the flaring bowl and exude plant forms that likely represent maize.
Kimberly L. Jones, PhD, Inca: Conquests of the Andes / Los Incas y las conquistas de los Andes, Label text [1984.W.219; 1997.120; 2005.32], 2015.