Late Classic Period
Object Place: Campeche, Mexico
Overall: 14.3 x 17.8 cm (5 5/8 x 7 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with orange and black on cream slip decoration
Not On View
Bowl depicting a hunt scene.
Deer-hunting scenes simply may depict sporting events, but most likely refer to myths concerning the Sun god or the wife of the Maize god, both of whom are intimately associated with deer in contemporary Maya tales.
By about the late 1970s, Lavinia and Landon T. Clay, New Hampshire; 2003, year-end gift of Lavinia and Landon T. Clay to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 2004)
Gift of Lavinia and Landon T. Clay