About this object


Collected by Mavis Balshaw while living near Paracas, Peru, c. 1968.

Physical description

Terracotta pot. Body is globular with a rounded bottom, and two lug handles on the shoulder. The neck inclines tightly toward the tall rim, which flares slightly upwards. The pot is burnished on the exterior, black on bottom and dark brown and orange toward the top, with no other decoration.