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Culture: Chimu-Inca (Peru)
Period: Late Horizon
Title: Lucuma Effigy Bottle with Monkey
Date: ca. 1470-1532
Medium: Blackware
Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 5 inches (14.6 x 12.7 cm)
Credit Line: Transfer from the Sociology - Anthropology Department. Spring 1956.
Object Number: 56.234
Label Text: This burnished blackware pottery vessel, in the shape of a lucuma fruit, has a tall and narrow spout with an outflaring ring. The figure of a monkey sits with rear haunches on the vessel's shoulder; the front arms grasp the spout, with the monkey's body forming a handle.

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