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Culture: Chimu-Inca (Peru)
Period: Late Horizon
Title: Double-chambered Pot
Date: ca 1470-1532
Medium: Ceramic, polychrome
Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches (14.6 x 18.4 cm)
Credit Line: Transfer from the Sociology - Anthropology Department. Spring 1956.
Object Number: 56.207
Label Text: This double-chambered Chimú-Inca redware pot has a bridge connecting the spouts and conjoined vessel bodies. It is decorated with bands of raised-relief animals (felines or foxes?) painted in orange and brown on a white ground, above a red band and below a brown band with white circles. The spouts are tan; one rim has white and brown spots on a red ground; the bridge is decorated with brown spots and lines on a buff ground.

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