Codex-style vase painted with the mythological dynastic sequence of rulers of the snake-head polity. The diagonally painted text ends with an attenuated version of the Primary Standard Sequence (the vessel shape and contents section of the PSS).
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
Department of El Petén, El Mirador Basin, Guatemala
MS1836; Kerr 1344
12.8 x 12.3 cm (5 1/16 x 4 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware: brown-black and red on cream slip paint