Nazca Figure Vessel

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by James Blake Wiener
published on 02 October 2015

A ceramic vessel in the form of a standing figure. Nazca, Peru, c. 100-300 CE. The figure has face paint as worn in Nazca harvest rituals. In his right hand he holds a jicama plant and in his left a cassava plant. (St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri)

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