Late Classic Period
Object Place: Department of El Petén, Guatemala, northeast Petén
Overall: 19.4 x 8.3 cm (7 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with orange, red, and black slip paint
Not On View
Two members of the nobility meet inside a building, one seated on a bench throne who looks towards a nobleman seated on the top step into the building.
Members of the nobility gather inside a palace to discuss affairs of state.
James Economos, 1969; consigned by an anonymous collector to Sotheby's, New York, "African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art," May 17, 2007; purchased by the MFA.
Museum purchase with funds donated by Lavinia and Landon T. Clay