Terracotta head vessel depicted with handsome facial features; smooth headband tied under chin. Overall remains of pigment in red and tan painted surface.
Size: 6-1/4 inches (16cm) H.
Provenance: Coll of Romey Ray, London. Old sticker on base inscribed Early Peruvian Found At Trusillo Peru Made Prior of the 16th Cent, and Mochica N. Coast of Peru, 600 A.D, Digby BM.
Compare with similar examples in Moche Portraits from Ancient Peru, by Christopher B. Donnan
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