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Vase

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Object Number:
38-14-1
Current Location:
Out on loan
Culture:
Mayan
Provenience:
Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Chama (Guatemala)
Culture Area:
Central America
Date Made:
8th century
Early Date:
700
Late Date:
900
Section:
American
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Polychrome ceramic ware, cylindrical, reddish paste, cream slip on exterior, red interior, circumference decorated with pictoral designs painted in several tints of red-orange and sepia on cream slip, red and black lines with typical Chama chevron band at top and bottom, decoration shows seven human figures, two colored band five red, in ceremony, each figure accompanied by two to four glyphs, intact except for crack
Credit Line:
Purchased from the Estate of Ebenezer Cary
Other Number:
L-45-1   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)
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Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)
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Painted Metaphors: Pottery and Politics of the Ancient Maya (05 Apr 2009 - 31 Jan 2010)
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