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U999.37.27
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Pre-Columbian Vessel)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : South America - Santa Rem Region
Cultural Group : Pre-Columbian (American)
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Terra Cotta
Support / Technique :
Object Type : vessels (containers)
Visual Description : Anthropomorphic vessel resting on a flaring annular base. The flanged neck of the vessel is placed above the head as if it were a hat. The round body of the personage shows male genetalia, umbilicus and nipples. Stick-like arms are modeled with elbows bent at right angles and each hand grasps a bent leg. From the back of the head, a thick band with incised decoration descends half way down the body to end in an upward curl. Left arm is missing.
Accession # : U999.37.27
Width (cm) : 10.00
Height (cm) : 17.50
Depth (cm) : 10.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Ilse Hasek
Artist Statement :