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Warrior effigy

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Jaine-style figurine rendering a standing male warrior. He holds a rectangular shield decorated on front and rear faces with orange and white slip paint and "Maya Blue" post-fire pigment. A double row of plaque-like elements and six bead-like adornments outline three sides of the shield, which...

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By April 1972, Alphonse Jax (dealer), New York; 1973, sold by Jax to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 10, 1973)

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Maya, Late Classic Period, A.D. 600–750

Object Place

Jaina Island area, Campeche, Mexico


33.02 x 10.79 x 7.3 cm (13 x 4 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware: orange and white slip paint, post-fire blue pigment