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Narrative scene depicts a woman meeting a man and his three attendants (two women and one man) inside a palace court building. A large basin between the two principle actors likely holds a liquid/food to be consumed by the gathered individuals. Short hieroglyphic texts next to the participants...

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John B. Fulling collection, Florida, by 1975; lent to MFA, June 1, 1987; to MFA, December 1987, gift of John B. Fulling.

Credit Line

Gift of John B. Fulling

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

Object Place

El Petén, Lake Petén Itzá area, Guatemala

Catalogue Raisonné



17.1 x 11.4 cm (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red, orange, pink, brown, white, and black on yellow-orange slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware