Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Guatemala - Maya Tetrapod Lidded Bowl
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Maya Tetrapod Lidded Bowl
Type of Object: Vessel
Material: Ceramic
Measurements: 14.5 to 21.5 cm.. In height
Date or Period: Early Classic
Maker: Lowland Maya
Designated List Section: IA2 Common Vessels - Bowls
Date of Import Restriction: 04/15/1991
Photograph: Institute of Anthropology and History, Ministry of Culture and Sports of Guatemala
Copyright: Institute of Anthropology and History, Ministry of Culture and Sports of Guatemala
 
Description of Designated List Category Subject to Import Restrictions:
Bowls or vases with lid and four hollow feet. Red, brown, or black polished surface. Animal or human figure often used as handle for lid. Exterior surface sometimes bears carved or incised decoration, or appliqued 'coffee-bean' disks.
Keywords:
animal figurines, black, bowl, ceramic, lidded vessel, Lowland Maya, polished pottery, tetrapod vessel, vessel,

 


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