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U998.10.2
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Vase)
Date (Execution) : 700
Geographical Origin : Trujillo Area Peru Sa
Cultural Group : Mochica
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Terra Cotta
Support / Technique :
Object Type : vases
Visual Description : Mochica vessel with stirrup spout. Two ivory coloured octopi on either side separated by two parallel white stripes. Octopus shows eight s-shaped tentacles painted in white and outlined in reddish brown. Central bulls-eye design. The outer surface of the vessel appears to be polished smooth, and in its natural state (not glazed).
Accession # : U998.10.2
Width (cm) : 14.50
Height (cm) : 21.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Mrs. Loula Mearns
Artist Statement :