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two-headed horse
  • Peru
  • two-headed horse, 2009?
  • Where object was made: Cuzco region, Peru
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 28.5 x 9 x 22.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 11 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 8 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0163
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Description

Large two-headed horse used as drinking vessel at wedding ceremonies. It is brownish grey. There are four small fin-like projections on the hip and shoulder joints, and a ridge across the breast with a rosette above it. There is a spout-like opening on the back.