Recuay. <em>Man and Llama Vessel</em>, 200 B.C.E.-600. Ceramic, pigment, 9 5/16 x 8 1/16 x 3 15/16 in. (23.7 x 20.5 x 10 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Leo E. Fleischman, 45.175.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.175.3_acetate_bw.jpg)

Man and Llama Vessel


Medium: Ceramic, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:200 B.C.E.-600

Dimensions: 9 5/16 x 8 1/16 x 3 15/16 in. (23.7 x 20.5 x 10 cm)


Accession Number: 45.175.3

Image: 45.175.3_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Effigy vessel in the form of a human figure playing an ornate panpipe or antara, standing adjacent to a llama. The mouth of the vessel is located on the llama's back. Cream, white, red, orange and black slips embellish the surface. Condition: good; a top element of the headdress is missing.

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