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Polychrome cylinder vessel with standing female making offerings
Polychrome cylinder vessel with standing female making offerings
Date:
A.D.600–900
Location:
de Young
Gallery 2
Century:
Media:
Clay And Pigment
Dimensions:
20.4 x 13.8 x 13.8 cm (8 1/16 x 5 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)
Object Type:
Continent:
Mesoamerica
Culture/People:
Maya
Provenance:

Julio Canas

Accession Number:
2007.102.3
Acquisition Date:
2007-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Gail and Alec Merriam

Coil construction with surface application of white slip over which an orange wash slip was applied. The designs were painted in dark orange and black slips. Profile of a lovely Maya woman in floor-length white garment making offerings. Opposite side is a bold, dark standing God N, also making offerings
Evidence on the vase it was a vessel for drinking pulque.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.