Ceramic vessel used to store grain or corn-beer "chicha", or sometimes even for cooking.
Ceramic vessel used to store grain or corn-beer "chicha", or sometimes even for cooking. Its large size indicates communal use associated with ritual feasting. The detail of the decorative feline (possibly jaguar) may indicate that the contents were protected by, or infused with, the protective spirit of supernatural feline creatures. Country of Origin: Peru. Period Date: Initial Period c 1800 - 900 BC. Place of Origin: Cerro Sechin, Casma Valley, north coast of Peru. Credit Line: NJ Saunders.
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10 x 7 inches / 25 x 17 cm
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