Image:  6580

File date:  2001-01-13

Caption:  Maya Artist's Palette.

Description:  Maya. ceramic. Excavated from burial 116 Tikal- Guatemala. Imix Complex A vessel in the form of a slice of conch shell. The shape represents an artist's paint container. The glyph in the center reads kuch sabak container for ink.

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