Face-Neck Jar

PicID 000016
Type Drawing
Category Object
Copyright Drawing 2010 Christiane Clados

 

Description
Face-neck jar representing a high-ranked man who wears a tunic that is decoratated with two framed miniature scenes: Jaguar holding a snake-cord with trophy head. Three framed skelletized trophy heads seperate the scenes. The cap of the man shows the fleur-de-lys motif. Provenience: La Victoria,Churunga, Cuenca de Ocona. Height: 94 cm. Lima, Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Arqueologia Y Historia. Lothrop 1980, 219.