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Results 1611 - 1620 of 1937
Kerr Number:  8335
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  2
Height:  17.5 cm
Diameter:  11.2 cm
Circumference:  34.8 cm
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Comments:  A lord making a blood offering. See Vases 624, 2598, 2599 for similar scenes  
Iconographic Elements:  Blood, God C, k'ul, Inscription - other text, Lord, elite person not a ruler

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Kerr Number:  8339
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  0
Height:  15 cm
Diameter:  11.6 cm
Circumference:  37.2 cm
MS Number:  0
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Comments:  Two rows of Primary Standard Sequence, one at the rim, the large glyphs centered.  
Iconographic Elements:  Primary Standard Sequence

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Kerr Number:  8342
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  2
Height:  17 cm
Diameter:  15.5 cm
Circumference:  49 cm
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Site:  Caracol
Comments:  A furry tailed animal holds a shell? A form reminiscent of the Casper glyph. A variant of Och Chan as bird as its tongue reaches out to touch the tree (?), glyph (?) form.  Click here for a discussion of the iconography of this vase.
Iconographic Elements:  Birds, Emblem glyph, God D, Itzamnah, Insect, Rodents, rats, paca, etc., Primary Standard Sequence

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Kerr Number:  8344
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  2
Height:  16.5 cm
Diameter:  11.5 cm
Circumference:  51.5 cm
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Comments:  Barrel shaped vase. Seated Maize God makes offering of a cache vessel filled with balls of copal? They also may be balls of corn dough. Compare with K8246.  
Iconographic Elements:  Maize God, Hun Hunahpu, Hun Nal Ye, Offering to humans or gods

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Kerr Number:  8351
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  5
Height:  21 cm
Diameter:  15.3 cm
Circumference:  46 cm
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Comments:  A scene of sacrifice, human and animal. The sacrificer holds a macaw while andattendant readies a jaguar wearing the sign of the water lily jaguar. Blood spotted garments are worn by all except the human victim. The victim lies on a stone with supportys that look like the supports from Pedras Negras.  CLICK for a drawing of the scene
Iconographic Elements:  Birds, Blood, Hand stone, tri-lobe, Inscription - other text, Jaguar, Water lily Jaguar, Lord, elite person not a ruler, Offering to humans or gods, Prisoners or captives, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Sacrifice, Vases, pots, ollas, plates, vessels

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Kerr Number:  8352
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  0
Height:  14.5 cm
Diameter:  11.5 cm
Circumference:  34 cm
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Site:  Ulua Valley
Comments:  Southern Maya version of the bearded dragon, Och Chan  
Iconographic Elements:  Noh Kaan, Och Chan

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Kerr Number:  8353
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  2
Height:  8 cm
Diameter:  22.4 cm
Circumference:  61 cm
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Comments:  The glyphs suggest that the figures are Pauahtuns. The iconography suggests blood sacrifice.  
Iconographic Elements:  Blood, Inscription - other text

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Kerr Number:  8357
Vase Type:  Incised
Figure Count:  4
Height:  25 cm
Diameter:  9 cm
Circumference:  35.2 cm
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Comments:  Monkeys with cacao pod. see K6063 for similar vase.  
Iconographic Elements:  Monkey

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Kerr Number:  8384
Vase Type:  Codex Style
Figure Count:  0
Height:  14 cm
Diameter:  10 cm
Circumference:  30.7 cm
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Comments:  The long text on this vase is one of the Dynasty Group and is not readable. Since the painting seems to be of ancient origin, this may be a school boy's practice session.  
Iconographic Elements:  Inscription - other text

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Kerr Number:  8385
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  3
Height:  14 cm
Diameter:  12.5 cm
Circumference:  35.5 cm
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Comments:  Men bring tribute to ruler of bundled cloth, and a vase in a palace setting.  
Iconographic Elements:  Cloth , Curtains, in palace scenes, Inscription - other text, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Throne

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