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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Head Vessel

Date:
2nd–6th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Moche
Medium:
Ceramic, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 4 5/8 x W. 7 3/4 x D. 5 in. (11.7 x 19.7 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Containers
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1972
Accession Number:
1978.412.72
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
Hans and Mercedes Gaffron, Chicago; The Art Institute of Chicago, 1955–1961; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 498.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 57.



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