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Beaker with Geometric Textile Pattern

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

About this artwork

This tall, wide-mouthed beaker is decorated with a variety of different geometric motifs, including stepped triangles, diagonal hatchering, triangles, and zig-zag patterns, arrayed in five tiers.

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Culture

Nazca

Title

Beaker with Geometric Textile Pattern

Origin

Nazca Valley

Date

180 BCE–500 CE

Medium

Ceramic and pigment

Dimensions

22 × 11 cm (8 5/8 × 4 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.2026

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