DescriptionA Beautiful Maya Polychrome Vase with Underworld Imagery
c. 600 - 900 AD
This lovely Ulua valley cylinder vase is painted with a large black panel enclosing conch shells with emerging serpent deities, each of their large toothy mouths extended open for the hero twin to escape. The rim is decorated with bird-headed deities with fine plumage. Vividly depicted with mastery, the vessel is in pigments of black, orange, cream, and red.
Height: 8 ¼ inches
In overall good condition. Approx. six cracks descending from the rim, most with stabilizing substance apparent on the interior. Surface with usual wear.
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