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Stirrup Spout Bottle

Artist/Maker: Chavín (North-Central Highlands, Peru)

Date: 1000-200 BCE
Medium: pottery and cinnabar
Overall: 10 5/8 x 6 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. (27 x 16.8 x 21.9 cm)
Classification: Containers
Credit Line: Museum purchase through funds from Julien Balogh
Object number: 89.0060
DescriptionChavin images of the jaguar are often combined with mythological associations of the serpent and the falcon. In this vessel, the feline elements are embellished with the S-shaped brow of the serpent and the raptorial eyes of the falcon.
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