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Spout Vessel Depicting Two Skeletal Figures in Erotic Scene Attached to Handle

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, north coast, Peru

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Moche

Title

Spout Vessel Depicting Two Skeletal Figures in Erotic Scene Attached to Handle

Origin

Peru

Date

Made 100 BCE–500 CE

Medium

Ceramic and pigment

Dimensions

H. 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Nathan Cummings

Reference Number

1957.423

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