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11007863-1992_015_092_Apa_ARC.tif

23161107-2015_028_024_Ppa_ARC.tif

11007286-1991_004_515_Apa_ARC.tif

11007360-1991_004_008_Apa_ARC.tif

16758889-2012_012_001_Cpa_ARC.tif

11007716-1991_002_223_Bpa_ARC.tif
The most common Central Andean ceramic vessel type has a "stirrup spout," a unique but practical feature. It pours well because air flows into one of the spouts as liquid passes through the other and out of the top. The small opening limits…

11007460-2000_006_002_Ipa_ARC.tif

11008187-2003_065_006_Jpa_ARC.tif
Among the Magbetu, objects with representational imagery became popular in the late 19th century due to patronage from the royal court and from Western explorers. The court favored figurative imagery as a mark of prestige while Westerners admired the…

11007461-1996_002B_Apa_ARC.tif
LL: GLI ESPERIDI ROMANI; below that: G.G. De Rossi's address and the privilege; LR: G.B. Manetti'e name; extreme LR: van Westerhout's name; on pedestal to right is dedication to Livio Odescalchi

11008264-1992_015_261_Apa_ARC.tif
The indigenous Central Andean aristocracy became known to the Spanish invaders as orejones or "big ears" because they wore such enormous, impressive earrings. Dating to perhaps 300 years before contact with the Europeans, this spectacular pair of…
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