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Late Moche Culture - Circa 400 – 800 A.D
Size : 30.5 cm long – 12 ins long
The skilful shaping of the face and especially the eyes achieves a lifelike depiction of the terror of a prisoner , or the pride of a prince , or the fatigue and exhaustion of a worker . The 'mochica gaze' is always evident and is the main factor of the expressive power of these ancient vessels .
|Height||30.50 cm||(12.01 inches)|