Description
GODDESS VASE
Nazca Culture, Southern Peru
Intermediate Ancient, 100-700 AD
H. 11 cm - D. 13 cm
Ceramic with creamy white and brown-black slip, polychrome paint, limestone deposit.
Bowl fixed on a globular base, decorated with a frieze representing heads of deities and a frieze of heads cut off on the upper part of the vessel.
Surface wear, accidents.
Provenance :
- Franco Monti collection, 1960-1970.
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GODDESS VASE
Nazca Culture, Southern Peru
Intermediate Ancient, 100-700 AD
H. 11 cm - D. 13 cm
Ceramic with creamy white and brown-black slip, polychrome paint, limestone deposit.
Bowl fixed on a globular base, decorated with a frieze representing heads of deities and a frieze of heads cut off on the upper part of the vessel.
Surface wear, accidents.
Provenance :
- Franco Monti collection, 1960-1970.