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Vessel in the Form of the Head of a Llama

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

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  • A work made of ceramic and pigment.

Date:

100 B.C./A.D. 500

Artist:

Moche
Chimbote, Santa Valley, Peru

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 136

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Moche

Title

Vessel in the Form of the Head of a Llama

Origin

Santa Valley

Date

100 BCE–500 CE

Medium

Ceramic and pigment

Dimensions

16.2 × 12.1 cm (6 3/8 × 4 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Nathan Cummings

Reference Number

1957.398

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