Moche Stirrup Spout Effigy vessel with a Modeled Head of Aya-apec(117 views)
Description: This vessel is cube shaped with a fine portrait of wrinkled face or Aya-Pec - one of the most important Moche deities. He is wearing a puma head ring and seprent head ear ornaments. The beige cube represents a throne . An effigy in the Linden Museum has the same face as this and is illustrated in Moche Art of Peru fig 218. T/L tested by Kotall Labs, Stuttgart.
Condition Report: Good with repaired cracks to the head and lower section
Dimensions: Height 10" x Width4" x Depth 8"
Date: Peru, Moche IV, North Coast, c. AD 400 - 550