DescriptionMaya Four Legged Painted Plate
Maya, Southern Lowlands
C. 600-900 AD
Burnished and Painted Pottery
4" Tall x 9½" Wide
The plate sits on four legs, the entire piece with a pale orange ground, and painted in orange, black and red. The interior scene has a dancing man wearing a long plumed waist belt, his arms extended upward, and thick rope suspended above. Surrounding the central panel are rodents and abstract monkeys. The flaring outer wall has undulating pseudo-glyphs. The plate is in solid condition with a few ancient chips at the rim.
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