Arts of the Americas
Ceramic, slip, pigments
Middle Horizon Period
10 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (26.7 x 21.6 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
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Henry L. Batterman Fund
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Wari. Canteen-Shaped Vessel, 650-1000 C.E. Ceramic, slip, pigments, 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (26.7 x 21.6 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund, 41.420. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 41.420_side1_PS6.jpg)
side, 41.420_side1_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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A canteen-shaped jar with polychrome designs outlined in black on a brown slip. The vessel has a tall thin neck, slightly flared rim, and a small handle on one shoulder. The jar's decoration is dominated with two snarling feline figures, one on each side, and the rim with alternating black and beige rectangles. The surface is heavily burnished.
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