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Object Name: Vessel
Cultural Group: Moche
Place of Origin: Peru, north coast
Date: 100-800 C.E.
Materials Used: Ceramic
Dimensions: L: 11.5 cm (4.53 in), H: 18.7 cm (7.36 in), D: 10.5 cm (4.13 in)
Credit line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Lucas jr. X86.3703
This individual has elaborate facial decoration. The lines, which where incised while the clay was still moist, may indicate scarification, tattooing, or face painting.
Source: Notes from collections information database