The Splash Page of The Museum's website features a different object from the collection each day. Today, February 23, 3007, an object from the Department of AAOA is featured:
The figure sitting with legs drawn up atop this Peruvian drum is covered with complex symbols, among which are a snake that crawls from under the figure's chin and killer whales that outline each eye.
Drum, 1st century; Nasca
Nasca peoples; Peru, Nasca Valley
Ceramic; H. 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm)
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wielgus, 1964 (1978.412.111)