X86.3703 Moche vessel

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Vessel
Moche
Peru, north coast
100-800 C.E.
Ceramic
L: 11.5 cm (4.53 in), H: 18.7 cm (7.36 in), D: 10.5 cm (4.13 in)
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Lucas jr. X86.3703

This individual has elaborate facial decoration. The lines, which where incised while the clay was still moist, may indicate scarification, tattooing, or face painting.

Source: Notes from collections information database

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