From ancient Peru, Nazca culture, ca 200 to 400 A.D. Small pottery storage jar with twin opposing handles with holes where cord originally hung. vessel painted in shades of red, brown and black in the form of the Nazca mythological avian deity holding human trophy head in his beak and two others on his shoulder. 6-1/2"H, some surface scratching/paint loss and minor chipping, as shown, else quite nice.
ProvenanceEx-Powell Collection, Denver, CO
Condition Minor Chipping
Ancient South America