Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Portrait Head Bottle

Date:
3rd–6th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Moche
Medium:
Ceramic, pigment
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 3/8 x 6 3/8 in. (26.35 x 16.21 cm)
Other: 6 3/8 in. (16.21 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Containers
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1882
Accession Number:
82.1.28
Not on view
Hon. Richard Gibbs Collection, Peru, 1875–1879; Henry G. Marquand, New York, 1880–1882

Watts, Edith. The art of ancient Mexico and Peru: Teachers' packet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1990, 6, p. 11.

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