Inca. <em>Camelid Conopa</em>, 1470–1532. Stone, 3 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 4 3/4in. (7.8 x 5.6 x 12.1cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.224.85. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.224.85_threequarter_PS9.jpg)

Camelid Conopa


Medium: Stone

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 3 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 4 3/4in. (7.8 x 5.6 x 12.1cm)


Accession Number: 86.224.85

Image: 86.224.85_threequarter_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small black stone vessel (conopa) in the form of an alpaca with a hole in the animal's back forming a small bowl. Stylized head with round muzzle, small rounded ears, a series of folds under the neck, short rounded protruding tail. Legs are not shown. Condition: Some chips on tail, on rim of opening. Small shallow scratches on surface.

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