Jaguar effigy vessel lid

Maya
Late Classic Period
A.D. 650–850


Object Place: Guatemala, Southern highlands

Dimensions

6.5 x 10.1 cm (2 9/16 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.720a

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: yellow, white, black and red post-fire paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Jaguar head effigy lid of small cache vessel. See 1987.720b for the bottom half of the cache vessel.

Provenance

About 1971-1973, purchased in Guatemala by John B. Fulling (b. 1924 – d. 2005), Lighthouse Point, Florida; 1987, year-end gift of John B. Fulling to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 20, 1988)

Credit Line

Gift of John B. Fulling