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Incense Burner

Object Number:44-13-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Culture Area: Central American
Height: 8 cm
Outside Diameter:15 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from David W. Amram Jr., 1944


Red ware, exterior painted white with red and black vertical stripes, rayed circles and concentric semicircles, red circle on base, hemispherical with head attached at sides to upper side of bowl leaving aperture behind, feline [?] with offerings cup in protruded lower lip, red and black line decoration on exterior under and inner surface, interior burnt black.


[Article] Satterthwaite, Linton. 1946. "Incense Burning at Piedras Negras". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 11. no. 4. pg. 16-22 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, fig. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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