Mayan Cylinder
600 - 900 CE
7.75" x 7.25" x 7.25"
Ceramics, terracotta
Region: Honduras
Culture: Maya Culture
Pre-Columbian, Honduras, Ulua Valley, polychrome pottery cylinder on three nubbin feet painted in shades of red, orange and black. With upper raised band with reateating series of stylized wave glyphs. Lower section painted with two repeated panels, upper of a very elaboratly decorated lord or god with fantastic headdress separated by basket weave symbol and on the bottom panel is repeaated by three panels of three caught fish drying on a rod separated by black.