Nazca Skeleton Harvester Jar

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 12 December 2018
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This type of unusual pottery was made by the Nazca civilization that inhabited what is now present-day Peru. This piece features skeletal figures, and it was made c. 200 BCE-600 CE. (The Department of Anthropology and Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 12). Nazca Skeleton Harvester Jar. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9709/nazca-skeleton-harvester-jar/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Nazca Skeleton Harvester Jar." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 12, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9709/nazca-skeleton-harvester-jar/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Nazca Skeleton Harvester Jar." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Dec 2018. Web. 21 Oct 2021.