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Lambayeque (Sicán) - Ceremonial Cup with Faces and a Stylized Snake - Walters 57977

Lambayeque (Sicán) - Ceremonial Cup with Faces and a Stylized Snake - Walters 57977

 
 
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Summary

This cylindrical vessel displays a human face with a prominent hooked nose, large disk-shaped eyes, and a very small mouth--on each side of its body. Stylized snakes entwine themselves around the cup, and form the top and sides of the faces.

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Date

1200 - 1400
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Source

Walters Art Museum
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