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Jaguar effigy vessel base

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Small cylindrical vessel with three nubbin supports. Upper rim is crenelated and lower rim has a small flange; both are painted white. The vessel is the bottom half of a small jaguar effigy cache vessel; see 1987.720a for the effigy lid.


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. 650–850

Object Place

Southern highlands, Guatemala


6.8 x 10.2 cm (2 11/16 x 4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware: white post-fire paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware