This ceremonial vessel is adorned with the image of a Nasca warrior. He wields a baton-like weapon in his right hand and clutches two trophy heads in the other. His high status is implied by his gold feline whisker nose ornament that transforms him into a powerful jaguar-warrior.
Place object was created: South Coast
earthenware, slip paint
Measurements: height: 6.875 inches depth: 6.687 inchesMuseum Purchase: Charlotte Debutante Club Fund 1968.2.33
Not currently on view