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Bottle

Archive, Museum: Museo Nacional De Antropología, Arqueología E Historia del Peru (Lima, Peru)
Number: C-60353

Period: Nazca (100 to 800 AD)

Bottle, M.N.A.A.H.-Lima. Early Intermediate Period (EIP), Nasca 5 Phase. In a vertical panel appear a row of four nested boxes. Iconographic features include a supernatural being termed as Feline Face (Clados 2010 Famsi Nasca Drawings Collection) consisting of a feline head and three arms. It holds two bloody clubs, jagged rays and a trophy head. On its right a Surrounded Head (Proulx 2007, 112) appears. Association with ducks. Interpretation of both supernatural beings as celestial bodies.