Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Guatemala - Maya Tetrapod Ceramic Incense Burner
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Maya Tetrapod Ceramic Incense Burner
Type of Object: Vessel
Material: Ceramic
Measurements: 20 to 40 cm. in height.
Date or Period: Classic
Maker: Highland Maya
Designated List Section: IB8 Special Forms - Incense Burners
Date of Import Restriction: 10/03/1997
Photograph: Daniel Chauche, G&T Foundation
Copyright: G&T Foundation
 
Description of Designated List Category Subject to Import Restrictions:
Lidded, flanged dish with four cylindrical legs. The lid is often modelled with a animal head and other appendages, here a jaguar. Black-slipped and burnished.
Keywords:
animal head, ceramic, ceremonial object, Highland Maya, incense burner, religious object, ritual object, tripod, vessel,

 


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