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Kerr Number:  2795
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  0
Height:  20 cm
Diameter:  16 cm
Circumference:  48.5 cm
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Owner:  The Art Institute Chicago IL
School:  Pink glyph
Publications:  Blood of Kings
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Site:  IK
Comments:  The ruler wearing an x-ray mask is carried into the scene on a litter carried by two men. The man tied in the scaffold may have had a trepanning operation.  CLICK HERE for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Blood, Emblem glyph, Inscription - other text, Penis perforator, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Sacrifice, Xray, cutaway costumes and masks, Throne, Litter, palanquin, hammock

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Kerr Number:  2796
Vase Type:  Black & White
Figure Count:  7
Height:  27.3 cm
Diameter:  11.5 cm
Circumference:  36.9 cm
MS Number:  0
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Publications:  Grolier 49; Painting the Maya Universe,p.64, Maya Book of the Dead Fig 87.
Calender Round:  4 Ahaj 8 Cumku
Site:  Naranjo
Comments:  Vase of 7 gods seven gods See also the Vase of the Eleven Gods K7750  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Blood, Noh Kaan, Och Chan, Bundle, tribute, cache, God L, Inscription - other text, Jaguar, Water lily Jaguar, Sky band with star glyphs, Yokes, ballgame gear, Primary Standard Sequence, Throne

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Kerr Number:  2797
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  4
Height:  21 cm
Diameter:  20 cm
Circumference:  59.5 cm
MS Number:  0
Owner:  The Art Institute Chicago IL
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Comments:  God K making presentation to Itzamná  
Iconographic Elements:  Noh Kaan, Och Chan, God K, Kawil, Throne

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Kerr Number:  2798
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  4
Height:  21.2 cm
Diameter:  11 cm
Circumference:  35.4 cm
MS Number:  0
Owner:  American Museum of Natural History NY
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Comments:  War scene. Warriors may be preparing to go into battle. Note chest protector on figure on right  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Axe, Inscription - other text, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Trophy head, Battle Standard

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Kerr Number:  2799
Vase Type:  Incised
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Height:  20.3 cm
Diameter:  15.7 cm
Circumference:  48.5 cm
MS Number:  0
Owner:  Dallas Museum of Art Dallas TX
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Comments:  A vase of this type is on display in the Palenque Museum  
Iconographic Elements:  Blood, Conch shell, God K, Kawil, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Self sacrifice, Vision Serpent

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Kerr Number:  2800
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  4
Height:  17 cm
Diameter:  14.7 cm
Circumference:  42.7 cm
MS Number:  0
Owner:  New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans LA
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Publications:  The Maya Scribe: His Art and World, No.29; The Blood of Kings, Pl. 55.
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Comments:  Double palace scene. 1. A ruler confronts a woman; 2. Ruler receives tribute of a covered and a cylinder vase.  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Female, Emblem glyph, Inscription - other text, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Throne

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Kerr Number:  2801
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  4
Height:  19.7 cm
Diameter:  9.7 cm
Circumference:  40 cm
MS Number:  0
Owner:  New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans LA
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Comments:  Ballplayers wearing stone or wooden hip yokes  
Iconographic Elements:  Inscription - other text, Penis perforator, Self sacrifice, Sombrero - hunter's hat, Yokes, ballgame gear, Primary Standard Sequence

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Kerr Number:  2802
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  3
Height:  21.8 cm
Diameter:  10.8 cm
Circumference:  35.7 cm
MS Number:  
Owner:  Museum of Fine Arts Houston TX
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Publications:  M. Coe The Maya Scribe and his World no. 46; L. Schele & Mary Miller, The Blood of Kings, pl.109
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Comments:  Two of the Death Gods, and the Water-lily Jaguar.  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Blood, God A, generally skeletal, Inscription - other text, Jaguar, Water lily Jaguar, Primary Standard Sequence

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Added 1998-08-28

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Kerr Number:  2803
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  4
Height:  20.3 cm
Diameter:  15.7 cm
Circumference:  48.5 cm
MS Number:  1526
Owner:  Dallas Museum of Art Dallas TX 1983.148
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Publications:  BOK 86; Painting the Maya Universe,p.264
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Comments:  Four ballgame players in elaborate costumes in front of steps with PSS and other text The PSS mentions the Hix Witz (jaguar mountain) place. See http://www.mayavase.com/coeballgame.pdf  CLICK HERE for an article on the epigraphy of the ball game.
Iconographic Elements:  Ball or ballgame, Emblem glyph, Inscription - other text, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Yokes, ballgame gear, Primary Standard Sequence

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Kerr Number:  2842
Vase Type:  Carved
Figure Count:  0
Height:  27.9 cm
Diameter:  0
Circumference:  0
MS Number:  0
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Publications:  The Blood of Kings, pl. 97, page 255
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Comments:  Early Classic, with yoke as part of the vessel and ballplayers.  CLICK for views of top and back.
Iconographic Elements:  Ball or ballgame, Yokes, ballgame gear

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