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Nazca Figure Vessel

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Mark Cartwright
by James Blake Wiener
published on 02 October 2015
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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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Wiener, J. B. (2015, October 02). Nazca Figure Vessel. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4098/

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Wiener, James B. "Nazca Figure Vessel." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 02, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4098/.

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Wiener, James B. "Nazca Figure Vessel." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Oct 2015. Web. 25 Feb 2021.

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