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Kerr Number:  558
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  5
Height:  16.3 cm
Diameter:  14.8 cm
Circumference:  0
MS Number:  1118
Owner:  Museum of Fine Arts Boston MA
School:  Fenton
Publications:  Painting the Maya Universe,p.257
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Site:  San Agustin Acasaguastlán
Comments:  Palace scene with cloth presentation and cloth lying on throne  CLICK for Eric Boot's note on spelling yu-k'i?-b'i-li
Iconographic Elements:  Ah K'hun, orator, Cloth, Inscription - other text, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Trophy head, Primary Standard Sequence, Throne

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Kerr Number:  559
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  5
Height:  17 cm
Diameter:  10.5 cm
Circumference:  32.9 cm
MS Number:  1087
Owner:  Museum of Fine Arts Boston MA 1988.1282
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Comments:  The Moon Goddess giving birth to the rabbit. Goddess O helps the rabbit nurse  
Iconographic Elements:  Female, Inscription - other text, Mirror, Moon Goddess, Rabbit, Primary Standard Sequence, Goddess O, Midwife

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Kerr Number:  578
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  2
Height:  14.5 cm
Diameter:  19.2 cm
Circumference:  59.8 cm
MS Number:  1392
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Publications:  Coe 78 The Lords of the Underworld
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Site:  Chama
Comments:  One of numerous scenes of the destruction of the Lords of Xibalba  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Conch shell, God N, Inscription - other text, Twins - Hunahpú & Xbalanqué, Primary Standard Sequence

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Kerr Number:  593
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  7
Height:  23.5 cm
Diameter:  14.5 cm
Circumference:  48 cm
MS Number:  0
Owner:  University Museum Philadelphia PA
School:  
Publications:  Coe 78 The Lords of the Underworld
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Site:  Chama
Comments:   War scene. A group of warriors about to sacrifice a prisoner  Click Here for a reinterpretation of this vase by Elin Danien.
Iconographic Elements:  Inscription - other text, Prisoners or captives, Sacrifice

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Kerr Number:  594
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  8
Height:  21.4 cm
Diameter:  18 cm
Circumference:  57.5 cm
MS Number:  1729
Owner:  University Museum Philadelphia PA
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Site:  Chama
Comments:  In an article, The Last Journey, I explain that this is a dead individual being carried to his burial, accompanied by his throne cushion, dog messenger to the otherworld (bundle, way and trumpeters.)For Drawing_ http://www.mayavase.com/still/594draw.jpg  CLICK to read The Last Journey
Iconographic Elements:  Dog, canine, Litter, palanquin, hammock, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Trumpet, Throne

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Kerr Number:  595
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  6
Height:  22 cm
Diameter:  13.5 cm
Circumference:  0
MS Number:  1085
Owner:  Museum of Fine Arts Boston MA 1988.1255
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Publications:  Coe 78 The Lords of the Underworld
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Comments:  A story that may be about the point in time were the twins are in the river as fish.  
Iconographic Elements:  Noh Kaan, Och Chan, Fish, Inscription - other text, Twins - Hunahpú & Xbalanqué, Maize God, Hun Hunahpu, Hun Nal Ye, Primary Standard Sequence, Chak, Chac, Rain God

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Kerr Number:  620
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  2
Height:  19.8 cm
Diameter:  15 cm
Circumference:  49 cm
MS Number:  200
Owner:  Duke University Museum of Art Durham NC Museum of Art 1978.1
School:  
Publications:  Painting the Maya Universe,p.205
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Site:  Tikal
Comments:  Museum number 1978.17.4  
Iconographic Elements:  Birds, Noh Kaan, Och Chan, God D, Itzamnah, Inscription - other text, Jaguar, Water lily Jaguar

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Kerr Number:  621
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  2
Height:  16.8 cm
Diameter:  12.5 cm
Circumference:  39.3 cm
MS Number:  199
Owner:  Duke University Museum of Art Durham NC Museum of Art Museum no. 1978.17.5
School:  
Publications:  Painting the Maya Universe,p.205
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Site:  Tikal
Comments:  A version of the Maize god dance. See the Holmul vases. In Search in all Fields enter Holmul OR Naranjo AND maize  CLICK HERE for a drawing of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Birds, Noh Kaan, Och Chan, God3, Baby Jaguar, Inscription - other text, Principal Bird Deity, Vucub Caquix, Itzam Ye, Twins - Hunahpú & Xbalanqué, Vision Serpent

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Kerr Number:  622
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  3
Height:  17.5 cm
Diameter:  15 cm
Circumference:  49 cm
MS Number:  0
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Site:  Tikal
Comments:  A style of the Maize god dancing scene. In this instance 2 dance with giant masks. See the Holmul style. In Search in all fields enter Holmul OR Naranajo AND Maize  
Iconographic Elements:  Inscription - other text, Twins - Hunahpú & Xbalanqué, Vision Serpent

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Kerr Number:  623
Vase Type:  Incised
Figure Count:  0
Height:  17 cm
Diameter:  15.5 cm
Circumference:  48.5 cm
MS Number:  
Owner:  The Princeton Art Museum, Princeton, NJ- 1986.103
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Publications:  The Maya Vase Book, Volume 1 P. 25
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Comments:  The water lily monster at the bottom of a pond. Fronds of grass grow from his head to the surface of the pond. The J scroll design has been fired into the clay.  
Iconographic Elements:  Inscription - other text, Waterlily Monster, Primary Standard Sequence

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