Museum Collections - Intermediate Area - Artifact #6
WHO: Manteño culture
WHERE: South-central coast, Ecuador
WHEN: A.D. 850-1500
WHAT: This blackware figure represents a Manteño man dressed in full regalia. He wears a vulture head headdress, earrings and ear spools, a fancy beaded necklace and has an incised pattern on the upper right half of his body.
Height: 30.5 cm
HOW: Coil-built and hand-modelled; smoke-fired earthenware, incised decoration.
MUSEUM: Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art. G83.1.315
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