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Vase

Effigy Figure

Object Number:37-12-21
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mayan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Paxche
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Height: 12 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Guatemalan Expedition; Robert Burkitt, 1937
Other Number:1131 - Field No SF

Description

small, high, rude dark buff pottery, rudely cylindrical shape, ring base, high relief effigy figure on front with deeply impressed eyes mouth and earrings, turned up nose, arms and legs small with hands resting on knees

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Painted Metaphors: Pottery and Politics of the Ancient Maya (05 Apr 2009 - 31 Jan 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

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