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K'iché burial urn or cache urn lid

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K'iché burial or cache urn lid with a full figure rendering of the sun god or the deity GI seated on the top of the lid. The lid has been heavily restored in modern times, although some ancient fragments are incorporated into this poorly executed piece. See 1987.722b for the heavily restored...

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Provenance

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

Dimensions

34.5 x 46.5 cm (13 9/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1987.722a

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: traces of white paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware