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Beaker with Geometric Textile Pattern

A work made of ceramic and pigment.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of ceramic and pigment.

Date:

180 B.C./A.D. 500

Artist:

Nazca
South coast, Peru

About this artwork

This tall, wide-mouthed beaker is decorated with a variety of different geometric motifs, including stepped triangles, diagonal hatchering, triangles, and zig-zag patterns, arrayed in five tiers.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Nazca

Title

Beaker with Geometric Textile Pattern

Origin

Nazca Valley

Date

180 BCE–500 CE

Medium

Ceramic and pigment

Dimensions

22 × 11 cm (8 5/8 × 4 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.2026

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