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Jar in the Form of a Jaguar Head

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

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  • A work made of ceramic and pigment.

Date:

700–1000

Artist:

Tiwanaku-Wari
Coastal Peru or highland Bolivia

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Tiwanaku

Title

Jar in the Form of a Jaguar Head

Place

Southern Peru (Object Possibly made in)

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700 CE–1000

Medium

Ceramic and pigment

Dimensions

H.: 14.3 cm (6 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Nathan Cummings

Reference Number

1958.695

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