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Codex-style plate with two large 6-Ajaw day glyphs flanking a double-columned vertical glyph band in the center of the plate, each column outlined by a thin red line. The text has been heavily repainted in modern times, but the visible portions of the original text seem to indicate it was...

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Provenance

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

Dimensions

4.5 x 32.4 cm (1 3/4 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1241

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red, rose, and black on cream slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware