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Kero (Waisted Cup)
Peru, Colonial Inka style, 16th century
1946.233CCCC0
Bowl with Costumed Being
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1949.561CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.12CCCC0
Vessel with Feline
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style
1948.477CCCC0
Agricultural Figurine
Peru, Inka style
1949.562CCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Tiwanaku Style, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1947.291CCCC0
Ceremonial Mace (Club) Head: Bird (Male Curassow?)
Costa Rica, Southern Nicoya region, 4th century BC - AD 7th century
1949.194CCCC0
Carved Tube
Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec, 13th-16th century
1949.196CCCC0
Pendant
Panama, International Style, 5th-7th century
1949.11CCCC0
Fragment
Peru, South Coast, Nasca-Huari style
1957.340CCCC0
Corner Fragment, Probably from a Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1946.75CCCC0
Inka Khipu (Fiber Recording Device)
Peru, Inca Period, 15th-16th Century
1940.469CCCC0
Tapestry Square Panel
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1957.495CCCC0
Bird Head
Mexico, Valley of Mexico
1947.171CCCC0
Monkey Pendant
Panama, International Style, 5th-10th Century
1956.668CCCC0
Large Cloth
Peru, North Coast, Chimu Culture, 12th-15th century
1953.288CCCC0
Necklace
Peru
1945.118CCCC0
Miniature Metate
Central Mexico, Xochicalco?, Classic Period
1956.86CCCC0
Vessel  with Running Figures
Peru, North Coast, Moche style
1947.172CCCC0
Small Bottle with Feline
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style
1949.195CCCC0
Human Effigy Pendant
Colombia, Tairona
1947.27CCCC0
Double Crocodile Vessel
Central Panama, (Sitio Conte?), Conte Style, 5th-10th Century
1954.855CCCC0
Band with Trophy Heads
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1953.475CCCC0
Spear-Thrower
Peru, South Coast?, Middle Horizon?, 6th-10th Century?; modern assembly of ancient parts?
1953.271CCCC0
Plate
Panama, Cocle
1952.453CCCC0
Vase
Costa Rica, Filadelphia
1946.231CCCC0
Lower Border of a Garment
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimu or Lambayeque (Sican) People
1954.68CCCC0
Spindle
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style, early period
1948.483CCCC0
Feline Holding Human Figure
Peru, North Coast, Moche Culture, 2nd-6th Century
1954.130CCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.482CCCC0
Pin with Yarn Figure
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style?, Nasca style?, 100 BC-AD 650
1946.76CCCC0
Border Fragment
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.478CCCC0
Standing Figurine
Central Mexico, Tlatilco, Formative Period
1952.455CCCC0
Spindle
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style, early period
1948.484CCCC0
Figure
Mexico, Western Nayarit
1952.228CCCC0
Mask
Mexico, Guerrero
1950.73CCCC0
Pendant
Maya
1953.272CCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.481CCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.480CCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.479CCCC0
Archaic Figurine
Central Mexico, Tlatilco, 12th-9th century BC
1952.457CCCC0
Pendant
Mexico, Central Highlands
1953.270CCCC0
Urn or Jug
Peru, 16th century
1944.465CCCC0
Footed Vase
Costa Rica
1946.232CCCC0
Spindle
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Tiwanaku Style, 7th-10th Century
1948.485CCCC0
Head
Mexico, Classic Veracruz
1950.369CCCC0
Jaguar Pendant
Maya
1953.273CCCC0
Drawing of Olmec Jade Head
Miguel Covarrubias (Mexican, 1904-1957)
1961.78©
Drawing of Olmec Jade Head
Miguel Covarrubias (Mexican, 1904-1957)
1961.77©
Archaic Figurine
Mexico, Guanajuato, Chupicuaro, 4th-1st Century BC
1952.454CCCC0
Archaic Figurine
Central Mexico, Tlatilco, 12th-9th century BC
1952.456CCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.193CCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Inca Culture, 15th-16th century
1949.192CCCC0
Three Peasants in Conversation
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)
1993.23CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Kero (Waisted Cup)
Peru, Colonial Inka style, 16th century
1946.233Wood, inlaid pigmentsDiameter of mouth: 18.3 x 14.4 cm (7 3/16 x 5 11/16 in.); Overall: 18.3 x 14.4 cm (7 3/16 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Bowl with Costumed Being
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1949.561Earthenware with colored slipsDiameter: 12.8 x 17.7 cm (5 1/16 x 6 15/16 in.); Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.12Tapestry weave: woolAverage: 97.8 x 99.1 cm (38 1/2 x 39 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Vessel with Feline
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style
1948.477Earthenware, resin-based paintDiameter: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.); Overall: 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Agricultural Figurine
Peru, Inka style
1949.562Cast silverOverall: 5 x 1.4 cm (1 15/16 x 9/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Tiwanaku Style, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1947.291Needle network with and without cut pile: cotton and woolAverage: 10.2 x 13.4 cm (4 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Ceremonial Mace (Club) Head: Bird (Male Curassow?)
Costa Rica, Southern Nicoya region, 4th century BC - AD 7th century
1949.194StoneGift of John WiseCCCC0
Carved Tube
Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec, 13th-16th century
1949.196BoneDiameter: 2.6 cm (1 in.); Overall: 15.1 cm (5 15/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Pendant
Panama, International Style, 5th-7th century
1949.11Cast goldOverall: 2.4 x 2.3 cm (15/16 x 7/8 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Fragment
Peru, South Coast, Nasca-Huari style
1957.340Interlocking warp and weft: woolAverage: 45.1 x 89.6 cm (17 3/4 x 35 1/4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Corner Fragment, Probably from a Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1946.75Plain cloth of cotton brocaded in woolOverall: 47 x 45 cm (18 1/2 x 17 11/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Inka Khipu (Fiber Recording Device)
Peru, Inca Period, 15th-16th Century
1940.469Cords, knotted and twisted; cotton and woolOverall: 85 x 108 cm (33 7/16 x 42 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Tapestry Square Panel
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1957.495Tapestry with interlocked wefts: wool and cottonAverage: 39.4 x 38.1 cm (15 1/2 x 15 in.)Gift of John Wise in memory of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr.CCCC0
Bird Head
Mexico, Valley of Mexico
1947.171ObsidianOverall: 2.6 x 1.4 cm (1 x 9/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Monkey Pendant
Panama, International Style, 5th-10th Century
1956.668StoneOverall: 6.8 x 4.6 cm (2 11/16 x 1 13/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Large Cloth
Peru, North Coast, Chimu Culture, 12th-15th century
1953.288Plain tabby, brocaded: wool and cottonAverage: 88.9 x 149.9 cm (35 x 59 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Necklace
Peru
1945.118Polished stone beadsGift of John WiseCCCC0
Miniature Metate
Central Mexico, Xochicalco?, Classic Period
1956.86StoneOverall: 17.5 x 13 x 3 cm (6 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Vessel  with Running Figures
Peru, North Coast, Moche style
1947.172Earthenware with colored slipsOverall: 29 x 15.6 cm (11 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Small Bottle with Feline
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style
1949.195Earthenware, resin-based paintDiameter: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.); Overall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Human Effigy Pendant
Colombia, Tairona
1947.27GoldOverall: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Double Crocodile Vessel
Central Panama, (Sitio Conte?), Conte Style, 5th-10th Century
1954.855Hammered and embossed goldOverall: 23.1 x 6.8 x 4.6 cm (9 1/8 x 2 11/16 x 1 13/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Band with Trophy Heads
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1953.475Interlocking warp and weft, single interlock: woolOverall: 181 x 21.6 cm (71 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Spear-Thrower
Peru, South Coast?, Middle Horizon?, 6th-10th Century?; modern assembly of ancient parts?
1953.271Wood, metal, bone, thread, sinewOverall: 52.8 cm (20 13/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Plate
Panama, Cocle
1952.453PotteryDiameter: 34.4 x 5 cm (13 9/16 x 1 15/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Vase
Costa Rica, Filadelphia
1946.231EarthenwareDiameter of mouth: 13.4 cm (5 1/4 in.); Overall: 23.5 x 18.8 cm (9 1/4 x 7 3/8 in.); Diameter of base: 16.6 cm (6 9/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Lower Border of a Garment
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimu or Lambayeque (Sican) People
1954.68Tapestry; wool and cottonOverall: 9.2 x 135.9 cm (3 5/8 x 53 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Spindle
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style, early period
1948.483Wood with carved clay whorlOverall: 32.3 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm (12 11/16 x 5/8 x 5/8 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Feline Holding Human Figure
Peru, North Coast, Moche Culture, 2nd-6th Century
1954.130Banded travertineOverall: 6.2 x 2.8 cm (2 7/16 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.482Camelid fiber, cross-knit looping (reversible)Overall: 5.4 x 8.9 cm (2 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Pin with Yarn Figure
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style?, Nasca style?, 100 BC-AD 650
1946.76Wood, yarn, paintOverall: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Border Fragment
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.478Embroidery in polychrome wools on cotton foundationAverage: 6.4 x 6.4 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Standing Figurine
Central Mexico, Tlatilco, Formative Period
1952.455Earthenware with pigmentOverall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Spindle
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style, early period
1948.484Wood with carved clay whorlOverall: 32 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm (12 5/8 x 1/2 x 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Figure
Mexico, Western Nayarit
1952.228PotteryOverall: 23.5 x 12 cm (9 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Mask
Mexico, Guerrero
1950.73JadeiteOverall: 6.8 x 5.6 cm (2 11/16 x 2 3/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Pendant
Maya
1953.272JadeiteOverall: 6.1 x 4.2 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.481Embroidery of polychrome wools on cotton foundationOverall: 5.7 x 8.3 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.480Camelid fiber, cross-knit looping (reversible)Overall: 5.8 x 14 cm (2 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.479Camelid fiber, cross-knit looping (reversible)Overall: 6.3 x 14.1 cm (2 1/2 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Archaic Figurine
Central Mexico, Tlatilco, 12th-9th century BC
1952.457Earthenware with pigmentOverall: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Pendant
Mexico, Central Highlands
1953.270JadeOverall: 7 x 6.5 cm (2 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Urn or Jug
Peru, 16th century
1944.465PotteryOverall: 28 x 18.5 x 15.5 cm (11 x 7 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Footed Vase
Costa Rica
1946.232EarthenwareDiameter of mouth: 26.6 x 27.1 x 22.5 cm (10 1/2 x 10 11/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Overall: 26.4 x 23 cm (10 3/8 x 9 1/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Spindle
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Tiwanaku Style, 7th-10th Century
1948.485Wood with carved clay whorlOverall: 22.3 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm (8 3/4 x 1 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Head
Mexico, Classic Veracruz
1950.369StoneOverall: 18.4 x 13 x 11.6 cm (7 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 4 9/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Jaguar Pendant
Maya
1953.273JadeOverall: 4.4 x 12.6 cm (1 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Drawing of Olmec Jade Head
Miguel Covarrubias (Mexican, 1904-1957)
1961.78Pen and ink over graphiteGift of John Wise©
Drawing of Olmec Jade Head
Miguel Covarrubias (Mexican, 1904-1957)
1961.77Pen and ink over graphiteGift of John Wise©
Archaic Figurine
Mexico, Guanajuato, Chupicuaro, 4th-1st Century BC
1952.454Earthenware with pigmentsOverall: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Archaic Figurine
Central Mexico, Tlatilco, 12th-9th century BC
1952.456Earthenware with pigmentOverall: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.193Sides: cotton and wool plain cloth, brocaded; top: wool fancy cloth (?)Overall: 10.8 x 13 x 13 cm (4 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)Gift of John Wise in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry HumphreysCCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Inca Culture, 15th-16th century
1949.192Camelid fiberOverall: 7.5 x 14 x 14 cm (2 15/16 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of John Wise in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry HumphreysCCCC0
Three Peasants in Conversation
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)
1993.23EngravingGift of Howard E. Wise in memory of his parents, Samuel D. and May W. Wise by exchange and John L. Severance FundCCCC0