Nazca Bowl

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 November 2015
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Bold designs on early Nazca vessels naturalistic and representational, featuring motifs from land, sea, and air. Plants and animals are abundantly illustrated, most often on bottles and bowls. Figures are painted with simple outlines containing large areas of color. From Nazca, Peru, circa 200 CE. (National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK)

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2015, November 22). Nazca Bowl. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4214/nazca-bowl/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Nazca Bowl." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 22, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4214/nazca-bowl/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Nazca Bowl." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Nov 2015. Web. 30 Jul 2021.