Modeled image of the deity Naymlap, legendary hero king. A thick denticulated headband forms the base of the upper part of the spout. Three-tier tasseled ear ornaments hang down his chest. A pair of thick serpents rests on his shoulders. A zoomorphic figure lays on the ribbon-like stirrup handle. Measures 7.5”/ 15.24 cm in height. Overall, it is painted with a cream slip with a faint accent of red coloring. Dendrite spotting throughout. The middle section of the handle has been reattached with restoration over break. West Coast Peru. Ca. 800 A.D.
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