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Shell Bowl

Shell Bowl
A.D. 250-850

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CARVED MIRROR-BACK WITH HIEROGLYPHS
Guatemalan Lowlands
Early Classic Maya
A.D. 200-600
Greenish slate with red cinnabar
Diam. 15.3 cm (6")
Kislak PC 0132
SMALL VASE WITH HIGH-RELIEF "DIVING GOD"
Mexico, Quintana Roo
Post Classic Maya
A.D. 1200-1400
Unslipped red ceramic with "post-fire" polychrome pigment
Ht: 11.4 cm (4.5"); 11 cm (4"); 9.3 cm (3.75")
Kislak PC 0185
CARVED BOWL WITH SWIRL PATTERNS
Guatemalan Lowlands
Early Classic Maya
A.D. 200-500
Burnished black-brown ceramic
Ht. 11.5 cm (4"); Diam. 16 cm(6.25")
90.46.0.1
LARGE BASAL-FLANGE BOWL WITH COVER
Guatemalan Lowlands
Early Classic Maya
A.D. 200-400
Polychromed Ceramic
Diam. 39.5 cm (15.5"); Total Ht. 31.7 cm (12.5")
Kislak PC 0026
PUMPKIN-SHAPED BOWL WITH "CODEX" STYLE GLYPHS
Guatemalan Lowlands
Middle Classic Maya
A.D. 400-700
Red and black on orange ceramic
L. 22.2 cm (8.75"); Ht. 7 cm (2.75")
Kislak PC 0013
FLARING CODEX-STYLE VASE: SEATED RULER AND DWARF
Guatemalan Lowlands
Late Classic Maya
A.D. 700-900
Red-rimmed, black-on-cream ceramic
Ht. 10 cm (4"); Diam 11.5 cm (4.5")
Kislak PC 0068
CODEX-STYLE VASE: BABY SACRIFICIAL SCENE
Guatemalan Lowlands
Late Classic Maya
A.D. 700-900
Red-rimmed, black-on-cream ceramic
Ht. 12.7 cm (5"); Diam. 9.5 cm (3.75")
Kislak PC 0091
WHITE BACKGROUND VASE WITH SIX FIGURES AND GLYPHS
Guatamala Lowlands,
Late Classic Maya
A.D. 700-900
Polychromed ceramic
Ht..21.5 cm (8"); Diam. 15 cm (6")
Kislak PC 0089
THRONE-LIKE EFFIGY BOX WITH RULER AND DOUBLE HEADED SERPENT
Guatemalan Highlands
Quiche?
Terminal Classic Maya
A.D. 800-1000
Painted Buff Ceramic
Ht. 17 cm (18.5 "), L. 48.3 cm (19" )
86.2.0.4
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Author information: Justin Kerr, Lee Parsons

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