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Tall bowl with rounded bottom. Imagery is the Primary Standard Sequence hieroglyphic text whose patron/owner was a woman. No personal names are included in the nominal phrase, however. Modern repainting of the glyphs of the rim band is evident, although the modern painting generally follows...

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Provenance

Collected between 1974 and 1981 by John Fulling, Art Collectors of November, Inc., Florida (and known as the "November Collection"); to Landon T. Clay, Boston, Massachusetts, in 1987; to MFA, December 1988, gift of Landon T. Clay.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Maya, Late Classic Period, A.D. 700–800

Place of Manufacture

Xultún area, Department of El Petén, Guatemala

Catalogue Raisonné

MS1838

Dimensions

10.5 x 14.7 cm (4 1/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1288

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: black on cream slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware