DescriptionPolychrome Maya Vase with Pseudo-glyphs
Maya, Southern Lowlands
C. 400-600 AD
Slipped and Painted Pottery
The vase is in cylindrical form with a lightly flared lip, interior with smooth slipped surface, the outer wall painted in black, red, and orange with large rectangular black panels, two columns with a serpent headed deity, probably Chac, and the rim with three glyph heads of a serpent headed deity. The vessel is intact, excellent condition, only lightly cleaned and retains strong ancient manganese deposits and surface encrustation.
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