Ancient Moche Blackware stirrup vessel with high relief decoration depicting a Moche Deity wearing a serpent belt and head-dress, weilding a spear in one hand . This Deity is often portrayed fighting with a sea monster. In this case, the sea monster is portrayed as a crab like creature with human legs. This is a mould made vessel, with a few chips at the base is from the Early Intermediate Period, A.D. 300-600. Height: 8.6 inches. x 6 inches wide. Cf:Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art. G-831168 for a similar example.