Cylinder Vase with Moon Goddess and Other Celestial Beings

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Cylinder Vase with Moon Goddess and Other Celestial Beings

Mexico or Guatemala, Southern Lowlands, Maya, AD 600-900
Ceramics
Ceramic
Overall (Diameter): 10 × 3 13/16 in. (25.4 × 9.65 cm)
Purchased with funds provided by Camilla Chandler Frost (M.2010.115.628)
Not currently on public view

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