Fineline vessel - ROM2007_9054_1


Fineline vessel

Maker: Moche
Geography: North Coast of Peru
Date: 100-700 AD
Period: Early Intermediate Period
30 × 15 cm
Object number: 930.32.5
On view
Gallery Location:Shreyas and Mina Ajmera Gallery of Africa, the Americas and Asia-Pacific
DescriptionMoche culture is famous for its fineline depictions of mythical events. This vessel depicts the “ritual running” theme where anthropomorphized animals race carrying bags that were sometimes filled with beans.
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