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This bottle depicts a composite creature with the head and jaws of a killer whale, the legs of a human, and the body of a pollywog A small nude human is clamped in the jaws of the animal, perhaps representing the offering of a sacrifice to the nature spirits, an essential ritual in Nasca religion. Nasca religious culture focused on insuring the fertility of crops by appeasing a variety of natural spirits.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC. Gift of William C. Burdett, 1981.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Nasca", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Early Intermediate Period", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Bliss number B-612.81.PP / DO number PC.B.612 Nasca VI ( Object was weighed in June 2016 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM).", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.612.S1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.612.S1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.612.S1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.612.S1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "20239", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.612.S2.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.612.S2.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.612.S2.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.612.S2.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "0", "_SurrogateID" : "20263", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22569, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22569", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.598", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "350-450 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "350", "_Disp_End_Date" : "450", "Disp_Title" : "Cup with Trophy Heads", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "10.2 cm x 14.4 cm (4 in. x 5 11/16 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "10.2 cm", "Disp_Width" : "14.4 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "ceramic", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "ceramic", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Twenty-seven profile trophy heads wearing rectangular-shaped headdresses are represented on this vessel. In Nasca tradition, severed heads of war victims were kept as military trophies or used as ritual offerings to the gods. In the first case, the lips were pinned shut, and a hole pierced in the forehead through which a rope was passed to carry and display the head. In Nasca art, the trophy heads are often depicted with plants sprouting from their mouth, symbolizing the connection between the decapitation ritual and agricultural fertility. 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Hummingbirds are painted on the rim of this jar, symbolizing fertility. Such head jars were often found in the tombs of decapitated victims, suggesting that these vessels may have functioned as replacements for the real head.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Nasca", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Early Intermediate Period", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Bliss number B-597.74.PP / DO number PC.B.597 Object was weighed in June 2016 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM). 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One possibility, based on the markings on the body and face, and the shape of the ears, is that it is a depiction of the Peruvian hairless dog, rarely seen in South Coast art. However, the vessel could also represent a composite animal, combining llama and dog features with cat and falcon markings.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Nasca", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Early Intermediate Period", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Previously on record in Period/Style field: Early Intermediate Period Object was weighed in June 2016 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM).", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.599.S1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.599.S1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.599.S1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.599.S1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19784", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 23001, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/23001", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.465", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "150-300 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "150", "_Disp_End_Date" : "300", "Disp_Title" : "Pair of Supernatural Birds", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "24.7 cm x 26.7 cm (9 3/4 in. x 10 1/2 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "24.7 cm", "Disp_Width" : "26.7 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "gold", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "gold", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Each of these pieces was made from a single sheet of hammered gold. The creature represented combines the characteristics of a falcon and a Pampas cat. The body, wings, and tail are that of a falcon, while the head and paws are those of a feline. The pieces may have been worn in the headdresses of elite males, or held in the hand for ritual purposes. ", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Nasca", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Early Intermediate Period", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 435 / Bliss number B-465.PG / DO number PC.B.465 (57.307, 63.355) Previously on record in Period/Style field: Early Intermediate Period Ann Peters (2006-2007 fellow) think that yhis supernatural bird combines varios species, but thisnk that the bird component could be related to the caprimulgus longirostris beacuse of the wiskers like apendix on the side of the beak. Object was weighed in June 2016 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), no previous weight on record (JAM). a: 82.00g b: 77.44g ", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.465.S1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.465.S1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.465.S1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.465.S1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19639", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 23002, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/23002", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.439", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "450-500 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "450", "_Disp_End_Date" : "500", "Disp_Title" : "Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "9.5 cm x 4.4 cm x 1.2 cm (3 3/4 in. x 1 3/4 in. x 1/2 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "9.5 cm", "Disp_Width" : "4.4 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "shell", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "shell", "Info_Page_Comm" : "The base of this pendant is made of Spondylus shell inlayed with smaller pieces of Spondylus, turquoise, and beads set on a bed of resin. On the hammered gold band wrapped around the upper portion of the pendant a half human-half feline figure is carved in relief. In Nasca tradition, pendants were used more often for ritual purposes than as symbols of status.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Nasca", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Early Intermediate Period", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 77 / Bliss number B-439.PL / DO number PC.B.439 (47.201, 57.308, 63.356) Object was weighed in June 2016 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), previous weight on record was 50.3g as well.", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.439.S1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.439.S1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.439.S1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.439.S1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19613", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] }, ] }