DescriptionRio Magdalena Janus Form Cup
C. 800-1500 AD
5" Tall x 8" Wide
Sitting on a pedestal, the wide vessel has small loops for suspension, painted with a reddish orange, and each half decorated with a coffee bean eyed face wearing a nose ornament and having impressed bands displaying tattoo designs across the face emanating from the eyes. The vessel is in excellent condition, only lightly cleaned, and retains calcified root markings on the interior.
Condition report available upon request.
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