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Double-spouted vessel

400-550 CE

(, - present)

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 inches

Museum Purchase: Charlotte Debutante Club Fund 1968.2.33

Not currently on view