Clay bottle

Peru’s volatile geology and exposure to environmental disasters, such as earthquakes and flooding, resulted in the migration of the Moche people northwards such as the Lambayeque Valley. The depiction of the mythical Sicán Lord on the bridge reflects great change.

Object Summary

Museum Number 25/1955/10
Simple Name container
Full Name double-spout-and-bridge bottle
Common Name clay bottle
Production country Peru
Material greyware pottery
Collection class Religion and magic
Collection continent America
Collection area/region S
Production county Lambayeque Valley, North Coast
Production continent Latin America and the Caribbean
Production year low 1100
Production year high 1375
Cultural group Lambayeque
Function name burial vessel