Llama effigy jar - ROM2007_9022_1

ROM2007_9022_1

Llama effigy jar

Maker: Chimu
Medium:Clay
Geography: Andes, Peru
Date: 1000-1476 AD
Period: Late Intermediate Period
Dimensions:
20.5 x 21 x 14 cm
Object number: 924.42.2
Not on view
DescriptionAnimals were frequently depicted in the black burnish ceramics of the Chimu Empire.  This jar depicts a seated llama, important pack animals and food sources bred in the coast and the highlands prior to Spanish Conquest.
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