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Kerr Number:  521
Vase Type:  Codex Style
Figure Count:  3
Height:  16.3 cm
Diameter:  10 cm
Circumference:  31.4 cm
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Owner:  Metropolitan Museum of Art NY NY
School:  Met
Publications:  Grolier 45, Maya Book of the Dead Vessel 21.
Calender Round:  7 Muluc 7 Kayab
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Comments:  Infant with jaguar tail and paws lies on Kawak throne. Chak, God A, dog firefly baby jaguar,   CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Axe, Dog, canine, God A, generally skeletal, Hand stone, tri-lobe, Insect, Inscription - other text, Chak, Chac, Rain God, God3, Baby Jaguar, Throne

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Kerr Number:  522
Vase Type:  Carved
Figure Count:  6
Height:  9.7 cm
Diameter:  16 cm
Circumference:  0
MS Number:  0
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Comments:  A bowl with extreme curve which accounts for the distortion. There is a text from a Site R panel which says, they dance with snakes.  
Iconographic Elements:  Dwarf, Hand stone, tri-lobe, Trophy head, Snake

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Kerr Number:  530
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  14
Height:  24 cm
Diameter:  16.7 cm
Circumference:  0
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Publications:  Coe 78 The Lords of the Underworld
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Comments:  4 toothless old deities prepare for a ceremony to Itzamnß. 2 will take enemas, 1 is inhaling drugs,the last looks like he is applying make-up while looking into a mirror, all to the accompaniment of musicians.  
Iconographic Elements:  Female, Birds, Conch shell, Enema scene or apparatus, God D, Itzamnah, God N, Inscription - other text, Principal Bird Deity, Vucub Caquix, Itzam Ye, Mirror, Musicians, Primary Standard Sequence

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Added 1999-01-03

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Kerr Number:  531
Vase Type:  Codex Style
Figure Count:  3
Height:  14 cm
Diameter:  13 cm
Circumference:  35 cm
MS Number:  
Owner:  Los Angeles County Museum, ex Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY
School:  Met
Publications:  Coe 78 The Lords of the Underworld, Maya Book of the Dead Vessel 33.
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Comments:  Jaguar, Och Chan, Toad named as ways. A Primary Standard Sequence is inserted. See Grube, Nikolai and Werner Nahm. 1994 A Census of Xibalba: A complete Inventory of WAY Characters on Maya Ceramics. The Maya Vase Book Volume 4. pps. 686-715. Kerr Associates, NY  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Noh Kaan, Och Chan, Conch shell, Fish, God K, Kawil, Inscription - other text, Jaguar, Water lily Jaguar, Toad, Twins - Hunahp˙ & XbalanquÚ, Primary Standard Sequence

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Added 1998-04-16

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Kerr Number:  532
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  6
Height:  25.5 cm
Diameter:  13.4 cm
Circumference:  43 cm
MS Number:  0
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Publications:  The Face of Ancient America p.102
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Comments:  Suggests parley of two sides in a war by Ah K'hunob  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Ah K'hun, orator, Dwarf, Inscription - other text, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Shield, pakal, spears, Primary Standard Sequence, Battle Standard

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Kerr Number:  533
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  4
Height:  19 cm
Diameter:  14.3 cm
Circumference:  0
MS Number:  
Owner:  The Princeton Art Museum, Princeton, NJ PUAM # y1988-22
School:  Pink glyph
Publications:  Coe 78 The Lords of the Underworld
Calender Round:  
Site:  IK
Comments:  The Fat Cacique dances in Jaguar deer costume  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Inscription - other text, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Xray, cutaway costumes and masks

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Kerr Number:  534
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  3
Height:  21.8 cm
Diameter:  8.8 cm
Circumference:  27.6 cm
MS Number:  0
Owner:  
School:  Pink glyph
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Site:  IK
Comments:  Elite from the IK site prepare to dance  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Inscription - other text, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate

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Kerr Number:  554
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  5
Height:  25.5 cm
Diameter:  16 cm
Circumference:  0
MS Number:  0
Owner:  Kimbell Art Museum Ft. Worth TX
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Comments:   Seems to be a dance of some kind. The hand gestures of the two men and the two women are the same. that is, the ladies have one gesture, the men an other. One of the ladies may be wearing a scribal brush as part of her headdress  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  , Ah K'hun, orator, Female, Inscription, any text other than PSS, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Sombrero - hunter's hat, Primary Standard Sequence

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Added 1998-06-04

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Kerr Number:  555
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  8
Height:  17.7 cm
Diameter:  13.8 cm
Circumference:  43.3 cm
MS Number:  0
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Publications:  Coe 78 The Lords of the Underworld
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Comments:  A scene with parts of the Popol Vuh illustrated (left to right) Chak has torn the lower jaws of otherworld critters. Dog appeals to Itzamnß to be rejoined. Hun Aphu shoots his blowgun at Ta Hol, the Vulture. This incident is not related in the Quiche version.  
Iconographic Elements:  Axe, Birds, Blowgun, Blood, Deer, Dog, canine, Inscription - other text, Owls, Twins - Hunahp˙ & XbalanquÚ, Primary Standard Sequence, Chak, Chac, Rain God, Throne

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Kerr Number:  556
Vase Type:  Codex Style
Figure Count:  0
Height:  13.8 cm
Diameter:  11.7 cm
Circumference:  36.7 cm
MS Number:  0
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Publications:  Coe 78 The Lords of the Underworld, MDB Vessel 34.
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Comments:  God A as god of hunting emerges from the serpent's mouth. Toad is eroded  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Noh Kaan, Och Chan, Conch shell, God A, generally skeletal, Inscription - other text, Sombrero - hunter's hat, Toad, Twins - Hunahp˙ & XbalanquÚ

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