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Small straight-sided, round bowl. Base is narrow, walls flaring outward toward the rim. On the outer rim is painted a repeating design of an open sun with rays in white on a dark brown background. Beneath the decoration the bowl is painted a dark rust-red, partially burnished. The interior is painted light brown.

History Of Use

Probably a kero. A kero is an ancient Incan drinking vessel used to drink liquids like chicha. They can be made from wood, ceramics, silver, or gold and were traditionally used in Andean feasts.


This pottery is said to be from the Huaca Juliana, or Huaca Pucllana, a great adobe and clay pyramid built from seven staggered platforms, located in the Miraflores district of central Lima, Peru.

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