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Exterior wall and bottom of dish are embellished with narrative scenes. On the exterior wall is a drinking scene involving eight seated animal impersonators (human figures with animal heads). A large jar (olla) with a small drinking cup set on its top sits between the rabbit-headed figure and...

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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


9.5 x 22.7 cm (3 3/4 x 8 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware; red, orange, black, and white on yellow-orange slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware