Clay bottle

Peru’s volatile geology and exposure to environmental disasters, such as earthquakes and flooding, resulted in the migration of the Moche people northwards such as the Lambayeque Valley. The depiction of the mythical Sicán Lord on the bridge reflects great change.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
25/1955/10
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Religion and magic
Collection Area Region
S
Material
greyware pottery
Common Name
clay bottle
Simple Name
container
Production County
Lambayeque Valley, North Coast
Production Country
Peru
Production Year Low
1100
Production Year High
1375

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double-spout-and-bridge bottle