DescriptionEarly Maya "Shoe" Jar with Iguana Head
Pre-Classic Maya, Southern Lowlands
C. 200 BC-200 AD
5" Tall x 10½" Long
The vessel has a drawn out tapered side, the opposite with a strap handle, the pointed front decorated with a long pointed face having coffee bean eyes and ridged stripe upon the head. The rim is notched and the vessel holds a smoothly polished surface having a strong patina. In excellent condition, the jar has only two small puncture marks on the underside, else, is solid and covered with ancient minerals.
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