Drinking cup - ROM2007_9024_1


Drinking cup

Maker: Tiwanaku
Geography: Andes, Bolivia
Date: 550-1000 AD
Period: Middle Horizon
13.4 × 16.9 cm
Object number: 924.34.19
Not on view
DescriptionThis Tiwanaku kero, or drinking cup, is decorated with a polychrome design of a highly stylized mythical being. Keros are common among the Tiwanaku and were often used for drink maize beer at communal feasts. 
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