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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: 15 cm (5.9 in), H: 16.5 cm (6.49 in), D: 11.5 cm (4.53 in)
Credit line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Lucas Jr. X86.3713
Although Moche ceramics are noted for their red and white slips, some pieces were smudge fired producing a gray or black clolor, as in this example.
Source: Notes from collections information database