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Kerr Number:  502
Vase Type:  Carved
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Height:  8.4 cm
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Comments:  This spherical Olmec ticomate was lent to me by Gillett Griffin to ascertain as to whether the fledgling rollout camera could record a curved surface.  
Iconographic Elements:  Birds

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Kerr Number:  503
Vase Type:  Molded
Figure Count:  12
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Comments:  War scene reminiscent of Cacaxtla murals  
Iconographic Elements:  Inscription - other text, Prisoners or captives, Trophy head, Venus glyph, star glyph T510

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Kerr Number:  504
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  3
Height:  23.5 cm
Diameter:  0
Circumference:  45.6 cm
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Publications:  Rob 81The Maya Book of the Dead ;Lords of the Underworld, number 7
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Comments:  Lord presents offering in vessel to Itzamná and the Moon Goddess. Text reads 'in the vessel are the seeds of the genitals' (corn atole) Supernatural Palace  
Iconographic Elements:  God D, Itzamnah, Inscription - other text, Moon Goddess, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Sky band with star glyphs, Primary Standard Sequence, Throne

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Kerr Number:  505
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  2
Height:  19.3 cm
Diameter:  10.5 cm
Circumference:  33 cm
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Publications:  The Maya Vase Book Volume 1
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Comments:  Dog looks into large olla, monkey dances with and looks into a mirror. Both wear scribal reeds in headdress  
Iconographic Elements:  Ah K'hun, orator, Inscription, any text other than PSS, Mirror, Dog, canine, Bundle, tribute, cache, Monkey

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Added 1998-01-19

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Kerr Number:  508
Vase Type:  Carved
Figure Count:  1
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Publications:  The Maya Vase Book Volume 1
Calender Round:  6 Kawak 2 Sotz\\\'
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Comments:  Finely polished, date , glyphs, cartouche. The date is 9.17.2.3.19 6 Kawak 2 Sotz' or 29 March 773. Paraphrase of the text: 'the cup of the youth'  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Inscription - other text, Primary Standard Sequence

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Kerr Number:  509
Vase Type:  Carved
Figure Count:  2
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Comments:  Panels painted to resemble wood  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Inscription - other text, Sky band with star glyphs

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Kerr Number:  511
Vase Type:  Codex Style
Figure Count:  9
Height:  22 cm
Diameter:  16.3 cm
Circumference:  47 cm
MS Number:  1404
Owner:  Princeton Art Museum Princeton NJ PUAM# y1975-17
School:  Princeton
Publications:  The Maya Scribe, His Art and World,The Lords of the Underworld;Painting the Maya Universe,p.39; Maya Book of the Dead
Calender Round:  8 Caban 5 Ceh
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Comments:  The Princeton Vase. The court of the other world with God L and the Twins as magicians, Supernatural Palace  CLICK for the shape of the vessel and God L's WAY
Iconographic Elements:  Ah K'hun, orator, Female, Axe, Codex - book, Curtains, in palace scenes, God L, Inscription - other text, Jaguar, Water lily Jaguar, Mirror, Prisoners or captives, Rabbit, Sacrifice, Scribes, artists, carvers, Twins - Hunahpú & Xbalanqué, Primary Standard Sequence, Ink or paint container, Sabak Kuch, Throne

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Kerr Number:  512
Vase Type:  Codex Style
Figure Count:  5
Height:  12.5 cm
Diameter:  12.5 cm
Circumference:  35 cm
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Owner:  Princeton Art Museum Princeton NJ PUAM# y1975-32
School:  Princeton
Publications:  Grolier 43, The Lords of the Underworld, Maya Book of the Dead Vessel 70.
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Comments:  A ruler and consort meet with Hun Nal Ye (Hun Hun Ahaj) and his sons. Stuart suggests that the ruler's hand offers Chulel. Palace  
Iconographic Elements:  Female, Bundle, tribute, cache, Inscription - other text, Litter, palanquin, hammock, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Twins - Hunahpú & Xbalanqué, Maize God, Hun Hunahpu, Hun Nal Ye, Throne

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Added 1998-02-17

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Kerr Number:  514
Vase Type:  Carved
Figure Count:  2
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Publications:  http://www.mayavase.com/godl.pdf
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Comments:  Chochola style vase with 2 versions of God L, one his human form the other his animal way form.   Click for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Armadillo

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Kerr Number:  517
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  4
Height:  24 cm
Diameter:  13.3 cm
Circumference:  0
MS Number:  38
Owner:  Museum of Fine Arts Boston MA
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Publications:  Coe 78 The Lords of the Underworld; Painting the Maya Universe,p.182
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Site:  Naranjo
Comments:  The Corn God with backrack dances with a dwarf  
Iconographic Elements:  Birds, Dwarf, God K, Kawil, Inscription - other text, Principal Bird Deity, Vucub Caquix, Itzam Ye, Rodents, rats, paca, etc., Maize God, Hun Hunahpu, Hun Nal Ye

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