Central American Mayan polychrome cylindrical vessel by Unknown Artist
 Central American Mayan polychrome cylindrical vessel by Unknown Artist
 Central American Mayan polychrome cylindrical vessel by Unknown Artist
 Central American Mayan polychrome cylindrical vessel by Unknown Artist
 Central American Mayan polychrome cylindrical vessel by Unknown Artist
 Central American Mayan polychrome cylindrical vessel by Unknown Artist
 Central American Mayan polychrome cylindrical vessel by Unknown Artist
 Central American Mayan polychrome cylindrical vessel by Unknown Artist

Central American Mayan polychrome cylindrical vessel 600 - 900

Unknown Artist

Ceramic
18.50 cm, ø 11.60 cm
€ 9.500

Jongeling Numismatics & Ancient Art

  • About the artwork

    High Mayan polychrome vessel, painted in ocher, brown, and black depicting two gods or priests sitting opposite each other in front of a stele with a skull attached on it. One god is holding a snake, the other a rubber ball. A band of glyphs encircles the rim, meaning ‘woman/flower’ – ‘heart/deer’. Restored With TL-analysis from Laboratory Ralf Kotala, nr.: 03120704 Ex German private collection, Dr. G. W. Collected between 1980 and 2015 Exhibited: Maya. Meisterwerke altindianischer Kunst, Galerie Alt-Amerika, Stuttgart, 17.6.2005 – 6.8.2005 • Late Classic Period, ca. 600 – 900 AD • Height: 18.5 cm • Diameter: 11.6 cm

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