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    Portrait Vessel (Wako Ret
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Portrait Vessel

Archive, Museum: Ethnologisches Museum Berlin (E.M. Berlin) (Berlin, Germany)
Number: V A 64574, Scott Collection 1938

Period: Tiahuanaco (Tiwanaku IV and V periods between AD 300 and AD 1000)

Headdress shows the markings (diamonds) of a serpent's body. In Tiwanaku style diamonds are used to idicate the markings of a serpent. Handle mimics the body of a serpent. Provenience: Ancapata. Colors: Dark brown, beige, white, reddish brown. Height: 17,8 cm. V A 64574, Scott Collection 1938. Ethnologisches Museum Berlin. Clados after Eisleb 1980, fig. 235.

 

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