Vessel with ritual scene

Recuay artist(s)

Not on view

Contemporaries of the Moche in Peru’s northern highlands, the Recuay culture is known for lively architectural vessels with multiple figures. Here, a wall with a painted frieze recedes, focusing the viewer’s attention on the figures engaged in a ritual or feast.

Vessel with ritual scene, Recuay artist(s), Ceramic, slip, Recuay

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