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Cup With Horrible Bird Motif

Nasca, Early Intermediate Period
350-450 CE
9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Not on view


Boone, Elizabeth Hill (ED.) 1996 Andean Art at Dumbarton Oaks. Pre-Columbian Art at Dumbarton Oaks; No. 1. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. vol. 1, p. 113-5, pl. 17.

Exhibition History
"Flights of Fancy: Birds in Pre-Columbian Art" Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, 10/1/2009 - 2/28/2010.

"Drink and Prosper", Dumbarton Oaks, Washington DC, 4/1/2015 to 8/24/2015.

Acquisition History
Formerly in the collection of Mr. And Mrs. Rufus C. Philips III

Gift to Dumbarton Oaks by Mr. and Mrs. Rufus C. Philips III, 1989

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.