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Polychrome cylinder vase painted with a scene that includes three women wearing long dresses and five male figures wearing black shorts and black short-sleeved tunics. One woman and one man hold small white balls that may indicate the scene is related to the ritual Mesoamerican ballgame. One...

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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. 750–850

Object Place

Belize or Mexico

Catalogue Raisonné

Kerr 3264


17.1 x 12.3 cm (6 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware: black, red, maroon, and white on orange slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware