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E005473 Container - Front, Moche, Chimbote, Peru, South America. Black earthenware vessel depicting conch shell monster. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept
 
Summary:
E005473 - 5/2/1896, pot, Chimbote, , Ancash, Peru, America, South
Item Name:
pot
Label:
Water vessel Chimbote, Peru A conch shell (strombus galeatus) monster is depicted on this vessel. Conch shells with anthropomorphic (human-like) features were a prominent motif in Moche art, which predates the Chimu Culture. Earthenware E5473
Keywords:
pottery
Place:
Chimbote
Province/State:
Ancash
Country:
Peru
Collection Area:
America, South
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
05/02/1896
Registration Number:
E005473
Associated Stories:
Andean Mummification
Images
1:
E005473 Container - Front, Moche, Chimbote, Peru, South America. Black earthenware vessel depicting conch shell monster. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept
2:
E005473 Container - Detail, Moche, Chimbote, Peru, South America. Black earthenware vessel depicting conch shell monster. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept