Used in a ceremonial setting. The representation of this nude male may be linked
to agricultural, field-fertility rites. Nicely sculpted face with bob cut hair. Decorated
geometric patterns on the burnished lower half of the vessel. Black and red on cream
resist paint. Minor surface erosion. Small stable hairline crack at base of effigy
with testicles being reattached. Measures 10.75”/27.30 cm in length. Piartal cultural
complex ca. 750 A.D.-1250 A.D. Highland Narino region.