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Squash effigy dish

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Tall bowl modeled in the form of a squash.

Provenance

With Alphonse Jax, New York, by July 18, 1972; to MFA, September 1972, gift of Alphonse Jax.

Credit Line

Gift of Alphonse Jax

Maya, Late Classic period, A.D. 650–850

Object Place

Yucatán or Campeche, Mexico

Dimensions

11.8 x 15.3 x 15.1 cm (4 5/8 x 6 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.902

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: orange slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware