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"The Chama Vase" - Mayan Pottery Vessel. Painted Terracotta. Chama (Guatemala). Circa 8th Century. The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

“The Chama Vase” – Mayan Pottery Vessel. The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Cylindrical vase showing a depiction of a figure in a parade and hieroglyphic text, artifact originating from Tikal (Peten, Guatemala). Mayan Civilization.

Cylindrical vase showing a depiction of a figure in a parade and hieroglyphic text, artifact originating from Tikal (Peten, Guatemala).

Ceremonial cylinder vessel: court scene. Maya culture, Mexico Classic. Dates to between circa 600 and circa 900, made of polychrome earthenware.  Photo courtesy & taken by Marie-Lan Nguyen. From the Collection of Henry Law, via Wiki Commons.

Dates to between circa 600 and circa made of polychrome earthenware. Photo courtesy taken by Marie-Lan Nguyen. From the Collection of Henry Law, via Wiki Commons.

Maya Ritual Polychrome Cylinder Vessel

Maya Ritual Polychrome Cylinder Vessel

Anonymous (Mayan)  Title	Tripod Vessel  Date	AD 550-850 (Late Classic)  Medium	earthenware, slip paint  Dimensions	Height: 24.7 cm (9.7 in). Diameter: 20.4 cm (8 in).

Anonymous (Mayan) Title Tripod Vessel Date AD (Late Classic) Medium earthenware, slip paint Dimensions Height: cm in).

Cylinder vase. Maya, Late Classic Period A.D. 650–800. El Petén, Tikal - Uaxactún area, Guatemala. 25.4 x 15.3 cm. Black background vase with a painted scene of heart sacrifice of a male figure who may be Hun Hun Ajaw (the Maize god). -Museum of Fine Arts, Boston-

Maya, Late Classic Period A. Black background vase with a painted scene of heart sacrifice of a male figure who may be Hun Hun Ajaw (the Maize god). -Museum of Fine Arts, Boston-

Cleveland Museum, Mayan

New acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art: Vessel with Battle Scene, Late Classic Period (ca. AD This outstanding cylinder vessel belongs to a small group of ceramics painted by the same Maya master artist.

Mayan vessel. Calakmul. Ancient mayan nobility used to drink cacao in this.

Ancient Mayan nobility used to drink cacao in this.

Drinking Vessel Depicting Otherworldly Toad, Jaguar, and Serpent Mexico, Southern Campeche, 650-800 | LACMA Collections

Drinking Vessel Depicting Otherworldly Toad, Jaguar, and Serpent - Mexico, Southern Campeche, - Slip-painted ceramic

Vase cylindrique à décor de nénuphars Culture Maya Région du Péten, Guatemala Classique, 600-900 av. J.-C.

Vase cylindrique à décor de nénuphars Culture Maya Région du Péten, Guatemala Classique, 600-900 av. J.-C.

Mayan Polychrome Cylinder Vessel   Origin: El Salvador  Circa: 500 AD to 900 AD

Mayan Polychrome Cylinder Vessel Origin: El Salvador Circa: 500 AD to 900 AD

Vessel depicting deities in the court of Xibalba

Secret Underground Cavern Thought by the Maya to be Portal to the Underworld

Copador Style Mayan Polychrome Cylinder Vase - PF.2493 Origin: El Salvador/Guatemala/Honduras Circa: 600 AD to 900 AD

Copador Style Mayan Polychrome Cylinder Vase - PF.2493 Origin: El Salvador/Guatemala/Honduras Circa: 600 AD to 900 AD

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