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Bowl with Costumed Figure

Date: 450-550
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 x 28 cm (3 9/16 x 11 in.)
Medium: Earthenware, and hand-built.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Belize
Object number: G83.1.139
DescriptionMaya polychrome dish with dancing figure, Early Classic period. The tondo has a standing personage wearing a plumed headdress and wide sash with long tassels. The exterior has an angular fret and step motif. It is painted in black and deep brownish-orange on a pale orange ground.