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Jar in the Form of an Abstract Human Head with Face Painting

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

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  • A work made of ceramic and pigment.

Date:

180 B.C./A.D. 500

Artist:

Nazca
South coast, Peru

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Arts of the Americas

Culture

Nazca

Title

Jar in the Form of an Abstract Human Head with Face Painting

Origin

Peru

Date

Made 180 BCE–500 CE

Medium

Ceramic and pigment

Dimensions

22 × 17.5 cm (8 5/8 × 6 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Nathan Cummings

Reference Number

1957.426

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