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Object Number:38-14-1
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Mayan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Chama (Guatemala)
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 8th century
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 900
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 23.5 cm
Outside Diameter:15 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of Ebenezer Cary, 1938
Other Number:L-45-1 - Old Loan Number

Description

Polychrome ceramic ware, cylindrical, reddish paste, cream slip on exterior, red interior, circumference decorated with pictoral designs painted in several tints of red-orange and sepia on cream slip, red and black lines with typical Chama chevron band at top and bottom, decoration shows seven human figures, two colored band five red, in ceremony, each figure accompanied by two to four glyphs, intact except for crack

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Painted Metaphors: Pottery and Politics of the Ancient Maya (05 Apr 2009 - 31 Jan 2010) View Objects in Exhibition
Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Danien, Elin. 2002. Guide to the Mesoamerican Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 90, pl. 102View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 92View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Winegrad, Dilys P. 1993. Through Time, Across Continents.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 99, fig. 79View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Madeira, Percy C. 1964. Men in Search of Man: The First Seventy-Five Years of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 84View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 45, fig. 37View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Nevermann, Hans, and Trowell, Kathleen M., and Dockstader, Frederick J., and Anton, Ferdinand. 01 Jul 1979. Primitive Art: Pre-Columbian, American Indian, African, Oceanic.. New York. Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 126View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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