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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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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. 700–800

Object Place

El Petén, Lake Petén Itzá area, Guatemala

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1987.716

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware