Region: Andean Origin: Peru, Chicama, Moche or Viru Valley Period: 500-700 Materials: Red earthenware, slip, burnishing, and hand-built. Dimensions:
Middle Mochica stirrup-spout portrait head bottle, Middle Horizon Period, with realistically rendered facial features with downward-cast eyes. It is wearing a broad headdress with projecting knops from the right forehead section, chin-strap, and black bonnet. It is painted in tan, brownish-orange, black, and cream.