Codex-style vase with scene depicting a snorting peccary and a turkey. A short hieroglyphic text indicates these animals are supernatural co-essences (wayob).
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.
Gift of Landon T. Clay
Maya, Late Classic Period, A.D. 680–750
Place of Manufacture
Pacaya area, northern Petén lowlands, El Mirador Basin, Guatemala
MS1831; Kerr 1001
12.8 x 11.1 cm (5 1/16 x 4 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware: brown-black and red on cream slip paint