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Codex-style dish with incomplete Primary Standard Sequence hieroglyphic text, ending with the possessed pronoun yu- of the "vessel type" section of the PSS. The first 6 glyphs in the sequence are eroded, and portions have been repainted in modern times. Above the glyphs and just below the red...

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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. 680–750

Place of Manufacture

Department of El Petén, El Mirador Basin, Guatemala


10 x 17.8 cm (3 15/16 x 7 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware: black and red on cream slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware