Codex-Style Cylinder Vessel with Scribes

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Codex-Style Cylinder Vessel with Scribes

Guatemala or Mexico, Northern Petén or Southern Campeche, Maya, 650-800
Ceramics
Slip-painted ceramic
5 3/10 x 4 x 4 in. (13.462 x 10.16 x 10.16 cm)
Anonymous gift (M.2010.115.562)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Reents-Budet, Dorie, and Ronald L. Bishop. "Classic Maya Painted Ceramics: Artisans, Workshops, and Distribution." In Ancient Maya Art at Dumbarton Oaks, edited by Joanne Pillsbury, Miriam Doutriaux, Reiko Ishihara-Brito, and Alexandre Tokovinine, 288-299. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2012.
  • Reents-Budet, Dorie, and Ronald L. Bishop. "Classic Maya Painted Ceramics: Artisans, Workshops, and Distribution." In Ancient Maya Art at Dumbarton Oaks, edited by Joanne Pillsbury, Miriam Doutriaux, Reiko Ishihara-Brito, and Alexandre Tokovinine, 288-299. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2012.
  • Keene, Bryan C., editor. Toward a Global Middle Ages: Encountering the World Through Illuminated Manuscripts. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2019.
  • O'Neil, Megan E. Forces of Nature: Ancient Maya Arts from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Beijing Shi: Wen wu chu ban she, 2018.
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