Bottle

Physical description

Gray-brown double spout burnished bottle with a slight flat base and bridge handle. Painted and geometrical incised designs of a falcon with prominent nose and ears in blind spout, 23 reed stamp circles (three of them double) on breast, four horizontal bands of twined fret on tail, long legs at sides and a band consisting of a string of circles, two chevron bands and one of twined fret passing from the shoulders of the wings around the spouts. Traces of brown-red and cream pigment. Molded and modeled manufacture technique. Broken and restored. Late Paracas Period.