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Chancay Pottery Jar Fragments

Chancay Pottery Jar Fragments

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Pre-Columbian era, Chancay culture, 1000-1470AD, Peru.

Fascinating group of five unpolished, hand-painted pottery jar fragments. The Chancay were a pre-Columbian archaeological civilization which developed between the valleys of Fortaleza, Pativilca, Supe, Huaura, Chancay, Chillón, Rimac and Lurin, on the central coast of Peru from c. 1000AD-1470AD. The Chancay culture is defined archaeologically by a distinctive and homogeneous ceramic style. These ceramics are known from extensive cemeteries in the Chancay region, where they were included in burials as grave goods. They are generally mold-made of a peculiarly gritty clay that leaves an unpolished matte surface. Over this is painted a white slip, decorated with black or dark brown designs. 

Moderate condition. Fragmented. Age-related heavy wear, chip and abrasion. Encrustation and dust. Size varies from 5,7cm to 13,0cm. Sell as a set.

Provenance: According to information, from the collection of Dr. Ferdinand Anton (1929-2003, noted archaeologist and photographer.

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