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Kerr Number:  624
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  2
Height:  15 cm
Diameter:  9.1 cm
Circumference:  28.6 cm
MS Number:  256
Owner:  Duke University Museum of Art Durham NC
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Comments:  Museum number 1978.17.1  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Blood, Bundle, tribute, cache, God C, k'ul, Inscription - other text, Penis perforator, Self sacrifice, Twins - Hunahpú & Xbalanqué, Throne

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Kerr Number:  625
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  4
Height:  17.5 cm
Diameter:  12.5 cm
Circumference:  39.3 cm
MS Number:  0
Owner:  DeYoung Museum, San Francisco
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Comments:  Palace scene with ruler looking into mirror. Offerings of cloth and food under the throne  
Iconographic Elements:  Ah K'hun, orator, Cloth, Curtains, in palace scenes, Emblem glyph, Inscription - other text, Mirror, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Primary Standard Sequence, Throne

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Kerr Number:  626
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  4
Height:  20.5 cm
Diameter:  17.2 cm
Circumference:  54 cm
MS Number:  0
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Publications:  Coe,The Maya Scribe and His World, no.25;The Maya Book of the Dead, Robicsek & Hales, no.81
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Comments:  A version of the Dressing of the Maize god after his resurrection. The Monkey wears the Ah K'hun headdress  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Ah K'hun, orator, Female, Birds, Inscription - other text, Monkey, Sky band with star glyphs, Twins - Hunahpú & Xbalanqué, Maize God, Hun Hunahpu, Hun Nal Ye

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Added 1998-04-16

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Kerr Number:  631
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  7
Height:  30 cm
Diameter:  12 cm
Circumference:  49 cm
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Comments:  Palace scene with cacao tree. The individual using the metate is probably grinding chocolate pods into powder or paste.  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Female, Birds, God K, Kawil, Inscription - other text, Mirror, Ruler, king, cacique, governor, potentate, Tree, Yokes, ballgame gear, Throne, God L

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Added 1998-06-09

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Kerr Number:  633
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  6
Height:  24 cm
Diameter:  16 cm
Circumference:  0
MS Number:  1374
Owner:  The Art Institute of Chicago Acc no. 1986.1081
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Publications:  Coe 78 The Lords of the Underworld; Painting the Maya Universe,p.63
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Site:  Naranjo
Comments:  Holmul style 3 panels of dancing Corn God. Attributed to Ah Maxan See Bacon: http://repository.upenn.edu/dissertations/AAI3292005/  CLICK HERE for a high res drawing of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Noh Kaan, Och Chan, Dwarf, Emblem glyph, Insect, Inscription - other text, Jaguar, Water lily Jaguar, Principal Bird Deity, Vucub Caquix, Itzam Ye, Paddlers to the otherworld, Xibalba, Sky band with star glyphs, Twins - Hunahpú & Xbalanqué, Maize God, Hun Hunahpu, Hun Nal Ye, Primary Standard Sequence

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Kerr Number:  634
Vase Type:  Carved
Figure Count:  2
Height:  12 cm
Diameter:  13 cm
Circumference:  36.5 cm
MS Number:  0
Owner:  Princeton Art Museum Princeton NJ
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Comments:  A vase carved to resemble a woven basket. The motif is the Maize God being reborn from a split in the earth. The ajaw glyph substitutes for the turtle carapace or ballcourt. Compare with K5226 and K5761.  
Iconographic Elements:  Twins - Hunahpú & Xbalanqué

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Kerr Number:  635
Vase Type:  Black & White
Figure Count:  0
Height:  23.5 cm
Diameter:  14.5 cm
Circumference:  0
MS Number:  1375
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Publications:  Coe, The Maya Scribe and His WorldNo.47, Reents, Painting the Maya Universe,p.61
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Site:  Naranjo
Comments:  The text suggests that the painter of this vase, Aj Maxam was a prince of Naranjo whose mother was a Lady of Yaxha.  Compare with drawing from Coe's Maya Scribe.
Iconographic Elements:  Emblem glyph, Fleur-de-lis symbol, Inscription - other text, Paddlers to the otherworld, Xibalba, Primary Standard Sequence

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Kerr Number:  636
Vase Type:  Carved
Figure Count:  0
Height:  14 cm
Diameter:  12.5 cm
Circumference:  38.5 cm
MS Number:  0
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Comments:  Carved vessel, spiral cartouche with rodent head (U Ba?)  
Iconographic Elements:  Rodents, rats, paca, etc.

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Kerr Number:  637
Vase Type:  Carved
Figure Count:  0
Height:  11 cm
Diameter:  12.2 cm
Circumference:  0
MS Number:  0
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Publications:  Coe 78 The Lords of the Underworld
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Comments:  Early Classic bowl with the image of ITZ'AM YEJ (itzam ye) aka Vucub Caquix  Click here to see the shape of the vessel.
Iconographic Elements:  Principal Bird Deity, Vucub Caquix, Itzam Ye

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Kerr Number:  638
Vase Type:  Polychrome
Figure Count:  5
Height:  16 cm
Diameter:  16 cm
Circumference:  0
MS Number:  0
Owner:  Kimbell Art Museum Ft. Worth TX APx1976-16
School:  Longleg
Publications:  BOK, p.233
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Comments:  War scene. A procession of warriors with naked captive. He will be decapitated, Note the paper garment and the decapitation instrument  CLICK for the shape of the vessel
Iconographic Elements:  Blood, Prisoners or captives, Sacrifice, Shield, pakal, spears, Venus glyph, star glyph T510

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Added 1998-02-18

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