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Plate Depicting Head of Llama on Interior

A work made of ceramic and pigment.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of ceramic and pigment.

Date:

180 BCE–500 CE

Artist:

Nazca
South coast, Peru

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Nasca

Title

Plate Depicting Head of Llama on Interior

Place

Peruvian South Coast (Object made in)

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Made 180 BCE–500 CE

Medium

Ceramic and pigment

Dimensions

6.7 × 21 cm (2 5/8 × 8 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

S. B. Williams Fund and Edward E. Ayer Endowment in memory of Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1956.1173

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