Image:  2846

File date:  2003-10-27

Caption:  Dwarf with turban

Description:  Maya. clay. height 12.9 cm.. Jaina. Dwarf with spangled turban. Dwarfs played a large part in Maya courts acting as; (as seen on Maya vessels) mirror holders, wine tasters, messengers, and attendants. The Princeton Art Museum, Princeton. NJ PUAM# y1968-134

Photograph by Justin Kerr